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distend - expand; swell out
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value