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aftermath
a consequence or result, often a negative one
aphorism
a short statement of truth or principle; an adage
catharsis
a releasing of the emotions; often through the arts, that brings about spiritual renewal or a relieving of tension
cohort
1. a group that is moving or working together
2. one who assists another, especially in a dubious or criminal activity; an accomplice
culpable
deserving blame or censure
diabolical
devilish; wicked or evil
enormity
1. the state or quality of being immoderate, monstrous, or outrageous
2. the state or quality of being huge; immense
gibe
1. to utter taunting, sarcastic words
2. a taunting, scornful remark
innocuous
harmless; unlikely to offend
necessitate
to require; to make necessary
odyssey
1. a long, adventurous journey
2. an intellectual or spiritual quest
partisan
1. a strong supporter or advocate
2. an armed fighter opposed to an occupying army
posterity
a person's descendants; future generations
premeditated
fully planned beforehand; deliberate
scurrilous
vulgar; coarsely abusive