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cogitate - think over; ponder
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport