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depict
to represent or characterize in words; describe
simultaneously
existing, occurring, or operating at the same time
predicament
an unpleasantly difficult, perplexing, or dangerous situation
interminable
having no limits
unorthodox
Breaking with convention or tradition
renegade
an apostate from a religious faith or a traitor
polysyllabic
consisting of several, esp. four or more, syllables, as a word.
refute
to prove to be false or erroneous, as an opinion or charge
flog
to beat with a whip, stick, etc., esp. as punishment; whip; scourge
inscrutable
incapable of being investigated, analyzed, or scrutinized; impenetrable
jostle
to bump, push, shove, brush against, or elbow roughly or rudely
listless
having or showing little or no interest in anything; languid; spiritless; indifferent
incriminate
to accuse of or present proof of a crime or fault
posterity
succeeding or future generations collectively
stratum
a layer of material, naturally or artificially formed, often one of a number of parallel layers one upon another
debauchery
excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures; intemperance
promiscuity
sexual behavior
aquiline
of the nose) shaped like an eagle's beak; hooked
reproach
to find fault with (a person, group, etc.); blame; censure
fathom
to penetrate to the truth of; comprehend; understand
disdain
to look upon or treat with contempt; despise; scorn.
annihiliate
to reduce to utter ruin or nonexistence; destroy utterly
repudiate
to reject with disapproval or condemnation
shrewish
nagging