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murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
evince - show clearly
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke