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sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
epoch - period of time
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
cadet - student at a military school