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furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
genesis - beginning; origin