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mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath