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bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
belittle - disparage; depreciate
residue - remainder; balance
appellation - name; title
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
reprisal - retaliation
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement