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::: bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
::: forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
::: heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
::: pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
::: tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
::: antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
::: disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
::: discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
::: apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee