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::: pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
::: exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
::: harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
::: multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
::: disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
::: earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
::: inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
::: scorch - sear; N.
::: imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
::: attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition