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kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
imprecation - curse; swearword
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle