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archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament