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spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
cohere - stick together
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply