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a person who sells quack medicines from a platform

The meaning of the word mountebank is a person who sells quack medicines from a platform.

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demolitionthe act of demolishing
ensueto strive to attain : pursue
stultifyto have a dulling or inhibiting effect on
fractioustending to be troublesome : unruly
chideto speak out in angry or displeased rebuke
injuriousinflicting or tending to inflict injury : detrimental
coupa sudden decisive exercise of force in politics and especially the violent overthrow or alteration of an existing government by a small group : coup d'Γ©tat
draughta rough written version of something that is not yet in its final form; to write the first rough version of something such as a letter, speech, book or law; to choose people and send them somewhere for a special task
seasoneda time characterized by a particular circumstance or feature
pursea small bag for money