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smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure