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chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
perpetual - everlasting
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
nugatory - worthless; futile
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work