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anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
primate - group of mammals including humans
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense