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bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean