(v.) to dispirit, to undermine the will, or courage of someone ; to corrupt or undermine the morals of;
(adj.) that which serves to promote or advance; suitable means to accomplish an end, convenient (as contrasted with the proper or principled thing to do); (n) a means to an end
(v.) to irritate or exasperate. (n.) the cause of such irritation or exasperation; (n) audacity, "nerve"
(n.) one's outward appearance; (or sometimes) a false appearance; pretense: spoke to me under the guise of friendship (see "disguise")
(n.) a shrine for consulting a god; a person, such as a priestess, through whom a god is consulted
(n.) a cloth to wrap a body for burial; (v) to wrap or cover in a cloth (or in secrecy/mystery)