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duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
introvert - one who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
import - significance; importance; meaning
tribunal - court of justice
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
deserts - what someone deserves
gibberish - nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)