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betrayal
an act of disloyalty or treachery
bravado
a false show of courage or defiance
compassion
deep awareness of the suffering of another coupled with the wish to relieve it
degradation
a decline to a lower condition, with loss of dignity
devastate
to destroy or overwhelm
discordant
having a disagreeable or clashing sound; not in harmony
fiasco
a complete failure
futile
having no useful result, without effect
impotent
powerless, lacing strength or vigor
impoverished
poor
indiginity
a loss of dignity or honor, a source of such loss
lament
to express grief or deep regret
poignantly
in a profoundly moving manner
prodigy
a young person who is exceptionally talented or intelligent
ream
a unit used to measure quantities of paper, usually equal to 500 sheets; hence, a large amount of something
reproach
blame or criticism
reverie
a daydream
squalor
a filthy and wretched condition
perverse
stubbornly contrary, wrong, harmful
stoicism
indifference to pleasure or pain, not showing emotion