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scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action