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denigrate - blacken; defame
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
exiguous - small in amount; minute
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing