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invective - abuse
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)