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::: dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
::: culprit - one guilty of a crime
::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
::: murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
::: morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
::: resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
::: oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
::: prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
::: renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
::: didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism