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English Words by Etymological Origin

Can you identify the languages that these English words were taken from?
If a word has multiple origins, the most recent one is used
Yes, Old English is an option. The ancestor to that would be Proto-Germanic, which is a little too far back for my tastes.
Based on original research and entries found on etymonline.com
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Last updated: March 13, 2023
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Swindler
(noun)
Succumb
(verb)
Banquet
(noun)
Extinguish
(verb)
Digest
(verb)
Atom
(noun)
Qualm
(noun)
Fortune
(noun)
Forlorn
(adjective)
Etymology
(noun)
Divine
(adjective)
Manage
(verb)
Dinner
(noun)
Parsimonious
(adjective)
Paparazzi
(noun)
Shroud
(verb)
Sour
(adjective)
Ship
(noun)
Examination
(noun)
Elf
(noun)
German
Greek
Italian
Latin
Old English
Old French
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