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::: contusion - bruise
::: comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
::: funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
::: pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
::: usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
::: unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
::: slither - slip or slide
::: purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
::: espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
::: iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images