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reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven