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antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill