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odorous - having an odor
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
internecine - mutually destructive
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
cohabit - live together
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President