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scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
boorish - rude; insensitive
gaudy - flashy; showy