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indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
confound - confuse; puzzle
forgo - (forego) give up; do without
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor