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paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
melee - fight