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forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)