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::: dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
::: ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
::: convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
::: hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
::: catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
::: gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
::: frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
::: tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation