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desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor