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mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
lewd - lustful
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
lineage - descent; ancestry