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rectitude
moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
vainglorious
boastful; excessively conceited;
inveigh
denounce; utter censure or invective;
supererogatory
superfluous; more than needed or demanded
besmirch
soil; defile; make dirty
beholden
obligated; indebted; owing thanks
flay
strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
variegated
many-colored
parley
conference (between opponents)
benison
blessing
chaffing
bantering; joking
scrappy
quarrelsome
philatelist
stamp-collector;
inane
empty; silly
unprepossessing
unattractive
spry
vigorously active ( esp of older people )
dapper
neat and trim (in appearance); neat in appearance and quick in movements;
monograph
scholarly article
preternatural
supernatural; beyond what is normal in nature
despoil
plunder; sack; ex despoil the village
anathema
solemn curse;
disclaim
disown; renounce claim to
indigence
poverty
avuncular
of or like an uncle
welt
raised mark from a beating or whipping
flotsam
drifting wreckage
putative
supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such