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perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall