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decry
to speak disparagingly of; dencounce as faulty or worthless (verb)
contretemps
an unexpected and unfortunate occurance (noun)
adduce
cite as evidence (verb)
revile
criticize in an abusive or angrily insulting manner (verb)
err
be mistaken or incorrect; make a misake (verb)
tremulous
shaking or quivering slightly (adj.)
oratory
a small chapel for private worship (noun)
pathos
a quality that evokes pity or sadness (noun)
ostentatious
characterized by vulgar or pretentious display; designed to impress or attract notice (adj)
imbue
inspire or permeate with a feeling or quality (verb)
irreparable
beyond repair (adj)
gait
a person's manner of walking (noun)
iniquity
immoral or grossly unfair behavior (noun)
sagacious
having good judgement (adj)
indecorous
violating generally accepted standards of good tatse or proprietary (adj)
antipathy
a deep-seated feeling of dislike (noun)
remonstrance
a forcefully reproachful protest (noun)
intimating
to make known subtly and indirectly; to hint (verb)
ambiguity
uncertainty or inexactness or meaning in language, vagueness, obscurity (noun)
scruple
a moral or ethical consideration that acts as a restraining force (verb)
visage
face, countenance (noun)
semblance
outward appearance, facade (noun)
mitigate
make less severe, alleviate (verb)
portend
to indicate in advance; to foreshadow or presage (verb)
repose
temporary rest from activity, relaxation (noun)