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kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
aberrant - abnormal or deviant
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
deign - condescend; stoop