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ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
penitent - repentant; N.
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
satirical - using satire; mocking
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio