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notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
odoriferous - giving off an odor
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
cistern - reservoir or water tank
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.