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chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
illicit - illegal
metropolis - large city
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
altercation - noisy quarrel