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machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column