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paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
quietude - tranquillity; calmness
appall - dismay; shock deeply
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
unprepossessing - unattractive