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amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
conjugal - pertaining to marriage
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth