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acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone; biting; caustic; rancorous; hostile; peevish
bovine
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish; unresponsive; stolid; dull; slow; stupid
consternation
dismay; confusion; shock; amazement; bewilderment;
corpulent
fat; having a large; bulky body; overweight; heavy; obese; stout; portly
disavow
to deny responsibility for or connection with; disown; disclaim; retract; abjure
dispassionate
impartial; calm; free from emotion; unbiased; disinterested; cool; detached
dissension
disagreement; sharp difference of opinion; strife; discord; contention
dissipate
to cause; to disappear; to scatter; dispel; to spend foolishly; squander; to be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure; disperse; strew; diffuse; waste
expurgate
to remove objectionable passages or words from a written text; to cleanse; purify; purge; censor; bowdlerize
gauntlet
an armored or protestive glove; a challenge; two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them' an ordeal; dare; provocation; trail; punishment
hypothetical
based on an assumptioin or guess; used as a provisional or tentattive idea to guide or direct investigation; assumed; supposed; conjectural; conditional
ignoble
mean; low; base; inferior; umworthy; dishonorable; sordid
impugn
to call into question; to attack as false; challenge; deny; dispute; query
intemperate
immoderate; lacking in self-conrtol; inclement; excessive; extreme; unrestrained; inordinate
odium
hatred; contempt; disgrace or infamy resulting from hateful conduct; abhorrence; opprobrium; shame; ignominy
perfidy
faithlessness, treachery; betrayal; disloyalty; treason; duplicity
relegate
to place in a lower position; to assign; refer; turn over; to banish; transfer; consign; demote; exile
squeamish
inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset; excessively fastidious or refined; nauseated; queasy; delicate; oversensitive; priggish
subservient
subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient; serving to promote some end; secondary; servile; obsequious, useful
susceptible
open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance; vulnerable; receptive; impressionable