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offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
craven - cowardly
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong
agape - openmouthed