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extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
unfeigned - genuine; real
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
demented - insane
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to