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malefactor - evildoer; criminal
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
indigent - poor; destitute
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette