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Pillory
A wooden frame work with holes for the head and hands, inoffenders were formally imprisoned and exposed to public abuse
prodigal
reckessly or extravagantly wasteful; generous or abundant
dissent
to think or feel differently, disagree
tinge
to color slightly, tint; to affect slightly, as with a contrasting quality
carousing
drinking a great deal of liquor
repudiate
o reject the validity or authority of
vagabond
a vagrant
rabble
ordinary people seen as commoner
magnonimous
noble in heart and mind, generous, unselfish
scourge
a person or thing cusing great trouble or suffering
placid
calm, peaceful
inarticulate
unable to spek clearly
complaisance
the desire to comply, willingly with wishes of others
perchance
perhaps, possibly
pilfering
stealing
whet
to sharpen
tirade
a long, angry, or violent speech, usually denouncing or criticizing something or someone; a diatribe
paltry
meager, insignificant
abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or intensity
consternation
great fear or dismay
decorum
proper behavior or conduct