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epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
fallible - liable to err
concur - agree; coincide; happen at the same time
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die