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scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
contaminate - pollute
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
monochromatic - having only one color
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy