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hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
throng - crowd (of people or things); V.