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gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
overthrow - topple; N.
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
coax - persuade by flattery