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thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality