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castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
certitude - certainty
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer