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tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic