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::: wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
::: abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
::: progeny - children; offspring; descendants
::: apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
::: gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
::: retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
::: apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
::: derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
::: ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel