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exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate