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ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
indigence - poverty
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
latitude - freedom from narrow limitations
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement