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miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
upshot - outcome; final result
disinclination - unwillingness
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
component - element; ingredient
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge