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nefarious - very wicked
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
deserts - what someone deserves
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
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
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
oatmeal - crushed oats used for making porridge