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unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
wrath - anger; fury
abjure - renounce upon oath
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew