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undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
scorch - sear; N.
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
compatible - harmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters