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destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
scanty - meager; insufficient
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow