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scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
advert - refer
ambulatory - able to walk
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
recapitulate - summarize