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egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
misogamy - hatred of marriage
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive