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poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
belittle - disparage; depreciate
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
minatory - menacing; threatening
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together