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pauper - very poor person
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
tremulous - trembling; wavering
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
malediction - curse
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty