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acrimonious
(adj) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
(adj) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
consternation
(n) dismay, confusion
corpulent
(adj) fat, having a large, bulky body
disavow
(v) to deny responsibility for or connection with
dispassionate
(adj) impartial; calm, free from emotion
dissension
(n) disagreement, sharp difference of opinion
dissipate
(v) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure
expurgate
(v) to premove objectionable passages or words from a written text; to cleanse, purify
gauntlet
(n) NOT the MTV show
an armored or protective glove; a challenge
hypothetical
(adj) based on an assumption or guess; used as a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation
ignoble
(adj) mean, low, base
impugn
(v) to call into question; to attack as false
intemperate
(adj) immoderate, lacking self-control; inclement
odium
(n) hatred, contempt; disgrace or infamy resulting from hateful conduct
perfidy
(n) faithlessness; treachery
relegate
(v) to demote, place in a lower position; to banish
squeamish
(adj) inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset
subservient
(adj) subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient
susceptible
(adj) open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance