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revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line