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compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
euphoria - feeling of exaggerated or unfounded(ungrounded; baseless) well-being; feeling of great happiness or well-being (when unreasonable); ADJ. euphoriaric