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obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
calamity - disaster; misery
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink
execrable - very bad; detestable