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::: infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
::: hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
::: stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
::: litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
::: aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
::: stipend - pay for services
::: unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
::: quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
::: olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
::: purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins