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adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
attest - testify; bear witness
muddle - confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
asunder - into parts; apart; V. sunder
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.