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penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
assail - assault
succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
circuitous - roundabout
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
entomology - study of insects
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed