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approbation
APPROBATION =
approval, praise. the crowd welcomed the heroes with approbation
complaisant
COMPLAISANT =
trying to please, overly polite
condone
CONDONE =
to forgive, pardon
desultory
DESULTORY =
aimless, haphazard
diffidence
DIFFIDENCE = shyness
discrete
DISCRETE =
separate, unconnected
disparate
DISPARATE =
unrelated, basically different
dissolution
DISSOLUTION =
disintegration, looseness in morals
effrontery
EFFRONTERY =
nerve, impudence
innocuous
INNOCUOUS = harmless
opprobrium
OPPROBRIUM =
infamy, villification
reproach
REPROACH =
to express disapproval or disappointment
reprobate
REPROBATE =
a person hardened in sin, evil
repudiate
REPUDIATE =
to reject or to refuse to accept
specious
SPECIOUS =
seemingly reasonable but incorrect
tractable
TRACTABLE =
docile, easily manageable
intractable
INTRACTABLE =
stubborn, unyielding
vituperative
VITUPERATIVE = abusive, scolding
stint
STINT =
to be thrifty, to set limits
spate
SPATE =
a large amount, number or a sudden outpouring