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hackneyed - commonplace; trite
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right