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acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
consternation
dismay, confusion
corpulent
fat
disavow
to deny responsibility for or connection with
dispassionate
impartial; calm, free of emotion
dissension
disagreement, sharp difference of opinion
dissipate
to cause to disappear; to scatter, to spend foolishly
expurgate
to remove objectionable passages or words from a written text
gauntlet
a challenge, 2 lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them
hypothetical
based on an assumption or guess; conditional
ignoble
mean, low, base
impugn
to call into question; to attack as false
intemperate
immoderate, lacing in self-control; excessive
odium
hatred, contempt
perfidy
faithlesness, treachery
relegate
to place in a lower position
squeamish
inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset
subservient
subordinate in capacity or role, secondary, servile
susceptible
open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance