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rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
pinnace - small boat
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
appall - dismay; shock deeply
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe