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bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper