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plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
alchemy - medieval chemistry
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade