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callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
exult - rejoice
incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender