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derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
reprisal - retaliation
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
dissent - disagree