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notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
abate - subside or moderate
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
arboreal - of or living in trees
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock