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discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
enumerate - list; mention one by one
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
agape - openmouthed
pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome