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avarice - greediness for wealth
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
overthrow - topple; N.