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insurrection - rebellion; uprising
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
hovel - shack; small wretched house