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imperil - put in danger
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual