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badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics