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archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall