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unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
animosity - active enmity
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy