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venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
buffoon - stupid person; clown
resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
squander - waste; spend foolishly