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rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively