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credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
pendulous - hanging; suspended
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population