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amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous