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requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
limpid - crystal clear
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank