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purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
memorialize - commemorate
desiccate - dry up
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.