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anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
executioner - person administering capital punishment
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
augment - increase; add to
import - significance; importance; meaning
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful