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::: compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
::: redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
::: mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
::: jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
::: lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
::: severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
::: misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
::: maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
::: antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
::: haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners