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lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
girth - distance around something; circumference
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.