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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
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
gruesome - grisly; horrible
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system