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squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
frail - weak; N. frailty
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
compute - reckon; calculate
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
dignitary - person of high rank or position