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wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology