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castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
surmount - overcome
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
mishap - unfortunate accident
unique - without an equal; single in kind
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment