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notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation