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invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
deplete - reduce; exhaust
gaffe - social blunder
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen