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upshot - outcome; final result
sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
dappled - spotted
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people