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depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech