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ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking