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menial
lowly, humble, lacking importance or dignity, a servant who does the humble and unpleasent tasks.
parry
to ward off, evade, avoid; a devensive movement in fencing and other sports
predatory
preying on, plundering, or piratical
ravage
to destroy, lay waste, ruin, ruinous damage, destruction
stance
a way of holding the body; an altitude or position on an issue.
tawdry
showy and flashy but lacking in good taste
turncoat
a person who switches to an opposing side or party.
unassuming
not putting on airs, modest
wallow
to toll about in a lazy, clumsy, or helpless way, to overindulge in; to have in abundance; a wet, muddy, or dusty area used by animals as a snort of bath; a state of moral or physical collapse
waver
to move to and fro, become unsteady; to show lack of firmness.
exotic
foreign, charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual
acme
the highest point
attribute
a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or something; to assign to, credit with; to reguard as caused by or resulting from
belittle
to make something appear smallar than it is; to refer to in a way that suggests lack of imprtance or value
convey
to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; to transfer owndershit or title.
dotrine
a belief, principle, or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles.
excise
to remove by cutting; an indirect tax on the manufacture, sale, or distibution of a commodity or service.
haggard
thin, pale, and carewron as a resulty of worry or suffering; wild-looking
jaunty
lively, easy, and carefree; smart or trim
juncture
a joining together; the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time.