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indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed