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1

To cheat or swindle; to thwart; defraud; con

bilk

2

a sermon; lecture; speech

homily

3

death ; a ceasing to exist; termination; conclusion

demise

4

to send out; to give forth, as in sound or light; produce; discharge; release

emit

5

moral deterioration; decay; corruption; debauchery

decadence

6

feeling great dismay or horror; terrified; horrified; shocked

aghast

7

a storehouse for grain

granary

8

easily angered; irascible; cantankerous

choleric

9

to hinder; to obstruct; delay; retard

impede

10

a feeling of uneasiness; misgiving

qualm

11

a written satire used to ridicule or attack someone; parody; caricature

lampoon

12

conceited; having excessive self-love or admiration; vain; egotistic

narcissistic

13

to wipe out; to destroy; eliminate

eradicate

14

to concoct; to make up a story in order to deceive; forge; fake

fabricate

15

horrible; frightful; dreadful; hideous

ghastly