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gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
engaging - charming; attractive
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental