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perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
truism - self-evident truth
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
uniformity - sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon