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mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
suitor - man who is courting a woman
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.