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notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
masticate - chew
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
minatory - menacing; threatening
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?