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travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
domineer - rule over tyrannically
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)