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diatribe
a bitter or angry attack in speech or writing
sanctuary
shelter
ascend
to rise, to go up
afflict
to trouble greatly, to distress
sinister
evil, ominous
beseige
to surrround, to hem in
ubiquitous
being everywhere at the same time
remote
distant, hidden away
harbinger
a forerunner, advance notice
malignant
likely to cause death
excrutiating
agonizing, torturing
fretful
worisome, irritable
succumb
to give way, to yield
impressario
one who presents cultural events; organizer
adverse
unfavorable, harmful
bigot
a narrow-minded, prejudiced person
blatant
disagreeably loud, very showy
solicit
to beg or seek earnestly
vexatious
annoying
inclement
infavorable, stormy
cognizant
having knowledge, aware
flout
to openly oppose; to defy; scoff at
exacerbate
to make worse, to aggravate
placable
easily calmed or pacified; tolerant
indigent
poor
monolithic
massive, solid, and uniform
reprehensible
deserving of reproof, rebuke, or censure; blameworthy.
skirmish
a fight; any brisk conflict or encounter
stymie
to hinder, block, or thwart
turbulent
causing unrest or disturbance