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mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
unprepossessing - unattractive
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy