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tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
braggadocio - boasting
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew