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mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
dissonance - discord
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
appall - dismay; shock deeply
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place