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corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
component - element; ingredient
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
vogue - popular fashion; Ex. Jeans became the vogue.
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance