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malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
exorcise - drive out evil spirits
horde - crowd; swarm
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race