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pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.