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mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma