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pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
pendulous - hanging; suspended
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends