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paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
duration - length of time something lasts
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas