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::: indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
::: penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
::: trifling - trivial; unimportant
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
::: titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
::: accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
::: precise - exact