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scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
indigence - poverty