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notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
concatenate - link as in a chain
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe