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imprecation - curse; swearword
impartial - not biased; fair; N. impartiality
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer