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divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
swill - drink greedily
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)