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::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
::: venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
::: archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
::: orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
::: compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
::: seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
::: debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement