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franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
rotunda - circular building or hall covered with a dome
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds