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stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency