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defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
topple - become unsteady and fall down
abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation