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perturb - disturb greatly
censorious - severely critical
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
indigence - poverty
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person