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lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
animated - lively; spirited
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
odorous - having an odor
dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard