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smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
distend - expand; swell out
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work