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::: degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
::: dignitary - person of high rank or position
::: incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
::: circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
::: mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
::: scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
::: rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
::: ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
::: scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
::: prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly