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impertinent (adj)

intrusive, rude, uncivil

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odiousness (n)

the state or quality of deserving hatred or being offensive

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deference (n)

respectful submission or yielding to the judgement, opinion, or will of another

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cudgel (n)(v)

a short, thick, stick; v. to beat

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privation (n)

lack of the comforts and necessities of life

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blasphemy (n)

impious, an utterance or action concerning sacred things

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rapturous (adj)

full of joy or delight

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jargon (n)

vocabulary peculiar to a particular trade, profession, or group

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obdurate (adj)

unmoved by persuasion, pity, or tender feelings

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maxim (n)

a principle or rule of conduct, a general truth, a short, wise saying

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execrate (v)

to detest utterly; to curse

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barbarity (n)

brutal or inhuman conduct; cruelty

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expedient (n)

means to an end; suitable for the purpose

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abhorrence (n)

utter loathing; extreme repugnance

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blighting (n)

cause of impairment, destruction, ruin, frustration

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emaciated (adj)

thin, wasted, puny, gaunt

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depravity (n)

corrupt, degenerate

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chattel (n)

Movable article of personal property; a slave

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urchins (n)

mischievous boys

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emancipation (n)

liberation, deliverance, freedom

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