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unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand