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tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
chicanery - trickery; deception
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
affluence - abundance; wealth
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals