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Flashcards in The Pied Piper Deck (13):
1

bereft

deprived; left sad and lonely, as by the death of a loved one

2

glutinous

sticky; glue-like

3

obese

fat

4

perish

be utterly destroyed; die a violent, untimely death

5

piebald

mottled; spotted

6

pied

covered with spots of various colors or wearing garment like that; piebald

7

portal

doorway, gate, entrance, especially a large and imposing one

8

remedy

something that corrects or removes something that is wrong, such as a medicine for illness

9

ribald

person characterized by coarse joking or offensive language

10

tuft

bunch of hair, feathers, grass, etc.,growing close together

11

vampire

animal that lives on blood; person who unscrupulously preys on others

12

vat

large tank or tub

13

vermin

small animals with filthy, destructive, or troublesome habits; worthless persons