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retort - quick sharp reply; V.
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
misgivings - doubts
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
altercation - noisy quarrel
gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful