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::: ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
::: precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
::: detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
::: rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
::: dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
::: languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
::: prefatory - introductory; of a preface
::: hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
::: pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
::: piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal