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palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
bellicose - warlike
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
bilk - swindle; cheat
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story