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::: revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
::: uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
::: avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
::: disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
::: loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
::: prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
::: marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
::: megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
::: compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
::: confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer