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swindler - cheater
panoramic - denoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence