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oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
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
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution