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whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come