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usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
buffoonery - clowning
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
agitate - stir up; disturb
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.