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squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
hapless - unfortunate; luckless
thespian - pertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically