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purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine