Five steps: one, two, three, four, five – not necessarily consecutive and it is apparently possible to become stuck at a stage.
Let's think about each of them for a minute, John…
Noun. The act of denying something.
Your denial is farcical. The truth is undeniable. I have the evidence. You. Caught.
In flagrante delicto.
Adverb. In the very act of wrongdoing, especially in an act of sexual misconduct.
With Honoria, (ha!) my friend (ha!).
Noun. A strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility.
A word with five letters that doesn’t come close to describing my incandescent rage and my blistering contempt for you both.
Verb. The back and forth process of negotiation in order to make an agreement between two parties.
This is a new low even by your despicable standards and non-negotiable, so stop your contemptible grovelling. Just. Go.
Noun. The action of consenting to receive or undertake something offered.
It won't happen. I will never consent to accept your lies and duplicity.
As in Depressed Fracture
Transitive verb. The type of fracture usually resulting from blunt force trauma, such as getting struck with a hammer, rock or getting kicked in the head.
Thanks for that Merriam-Webster – I’ll bear it in mind.