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mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
illicit - illegal
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance