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chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
agitate - stir up; disturb
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army