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mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy