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grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
accelerate - move faster
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
irremediable - incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost