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adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
conflagration - great fire
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair