Part 1.

grim
harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance
grumble
make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
hagiography
a biography that idealizes or idolizes the person
half-hearted
feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm
hallmark
a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin
harry
make a pillaging or destructive raid on, as in wartimes

 

Part 2.

headlong
with the upper or anterior part of the body foremost
headstrong
habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
hypocritical
professing feelings or virtues one does not have
idiosyncrasy
a behavioral attribute peculiar to an individual
imprecation
the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil
inequity
injustice by virtue of not conforming with standards

 

Part 3.

initiate
set in motion, start an event or prepare the way for
intentional
done or made or performed with purpose and intent
ire
anger or hostility toward some real or supposed grievance
jurisprudence
the branch of philosophy concerned with the law
justification
the act of defending or explaining by reasoning
lavatory
a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

 

Part 4.

mediocrity
ordinariness as a consequence of being average
misogynist
a misanthrope who dislikes women in particular
monolithic
characterized by rigidity and total uniformity
monotonous
sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
negate
make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of
abode
any address at which you dwell more than temporarily

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2020-04-17