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misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
agglomeration - collection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful