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contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
dishearten - discourage
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
demotic - of or pertaining to the people