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inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
arraign - charge in court; indict
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
inception - start; beginning