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indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
distrait - absentminded; distracted