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alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
viscid - adhesive; gluey
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
agape - openmouthed
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse