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purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
berate - scold strongly
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
diabolical - diabolic; devilish; fiendish
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade