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excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
inter - bury; N. interment
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
misgivings - doubts
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)