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berate - scold strongly
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
deserts - what someone deserves
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
beatific - giving or showing bliss; blissful