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abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
crone - hag; ugly old woman
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
febrile - feverish
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick