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cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
agitate - stir up; disturb
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury