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loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics