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disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
residue - remainder; balance
cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit