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pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
monograph - scholarly article
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
squander - waste; spend foolishly
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight