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Occident - the West
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader