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obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
rampart - defensive mound of earth
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives