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excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
ubiquitous - being everywhere; omnipresent; N. ubiquity
chasm - abyss; very deep crack
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly