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apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder