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warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
beeline - direct quick route
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
capricious - unpredictable; fickle
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness