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expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
crone - hag; ugly old woman
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society