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exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
apprise - inform
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness