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succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
bacchanalian - drunken
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe