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shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
lofty - very high
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
insurrection - rebellion; uprising
grotto - small cavern
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.