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welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
craven - cowardly
buffoonery - clowning
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred