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infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
chaffing - bantering; joking
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval