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reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
tertiary - third in order or rank
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
aptitude - fitness; talent
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins