Revised and Updated
Humiliation. Misappropriation. Deception. Indoctrination. Proliferation. Commoditisation. Allegation. Investigation. Incrimination. (Confrontation). Confession. Exoneration. (Telecommunication). Revocation…Humiliation. Continuation.
As it is punctuated by denials (“Totally baseless!”), all the full-stops should be read as Refutation.
Two additional words come to mind – Explosion, Sanction which go somewhere Proliferation and Investigation.
(This is an updated version of a two-year old post the inspiration for which came from The History Of The Universe in 200 words or less, by Eric Schulman, published in the Annals of Improbable Research.)