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impious - irreverent
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
provisional - tentative; temporary