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blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
arboreal - of or living in trees
malefactor - evildoer; criminal