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terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation