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acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
consternation
(n.) dismay, confusion
corpulent
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
disavow
(v.) to deny responsibility for or connection with
dispassionate
(adj.) impartial; calm, free from emotion
dissension
(n.) disagreement, sharp difference of opinion
dissipate
(v.) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure
expurgate
(v.) to remove objectionavle passages or words from a written text; to cleanse or purify
gauntlet
(n.) an armored or protective glove; a challenge; two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them; an ordeal
hypothetical
(adj.) based on an assumption or guess; used as a provisional or tenative idea to guide or direct an investigation
ignoble
(adj.) mean, low, base
impugn
(v.) to call into question; to attack as false
intemperate
(adj.) immoderate, lacking in self-control; inclement
odium
(n.) hatred, contempt; disgrace or infamy resulting from hateful conduct
perfidy
(n.) faithlessness, treachery
relegate
(v.) to place in a lwer position; to assign, refer, turn over; to banish
squeamish
(adj.) inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset; excessively fastidious or refined
subservient
(adj.) subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient; serving to promote some end
susceptible
(adj.) open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance