Part 1.

banish
expel, as if by official decree
bauble
cheap showy jewelry or ornament
bodice
part of a dress above the waist
broach
bring up a topic for discussion
burden
an onerous or difficult concern
dawdle
take one's time; proceed slowly

 

Part 2.

despot
a cruel and oppressive dictator
divest
cease to hold, as an investment
enmity
a state of deep-seated ill-will
hollow
devoid of significance or point
modify
cause to change; make different
recoil
draw back, as with fear or pain

 

Part 3.

revere
regard with feelings of respect
unpack
remove from protective material
waffle
pancake batter baked in an iron
censure
harsh criticism or disapproval
debacle
a sudden and complete disaster
doleful
filled with or evoking sadness

 

Part 4.

flummox
be a mystery or bewildering to
hapless
unfortunate and deserving pity
hopeful
having or manifesting optimism
indulge
yield to; give satisfaction to
manumit
free from slavery or servitude
nonplus
be a mystery or bewildering to

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2020-04-13