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sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
facsimile - copy
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff