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::: desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
::: whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
::: copious - plentiful
::: circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
::: rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
::: maudlin - effusively sentimental
::: taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
::: reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence