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acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
artless - without guile; open and honest
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
rotund - (of a person) fat and round
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity