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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
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt