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bucolic - rustic; pastoral
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
expedite - hasten; make go faster
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed