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punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
multiform - having many forms
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional