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The vote was not unanimous since one person _______
Dissent (N or V) (DISSENSION, DISSENTER, DISSENTING)
to object, disagree, or differ
object
the tobacco executive _______ his former support for the industry.
Repudiate (V) (REPUDIATION)
to disown, renuounce, or reject
disown
the politician delivered a boring _______ on family values.
Harangue (N) (HARANGUER, HARANGUING)
a long, noisy, ranting speech - often pompous or scolding
Hitlers speeches
the harange did not ______ chasten the audience who continued to misbehave
Chasten (V) (CHASTISE)
to punish in order to correct; to subdue or restrain from excess
the _______ uttered during his harrangue caused us to repudiate him.
Malediction (N) (MALEDICTORY)
a curse or calling down evil upon someone; evil talk or slander
in The Odyssey, the Cyclops howls _______ at the man who blinded him.
Imprecation (N) (IMPRECATE, IMPRECATORY)
a curse or plea or prayer for evil or misfourtione
the receiver _______ his opponent by shoving the ball in his face.
Taunt (V) (TAUNTING, TAUNTINGLY)
to mock, ridicule, jeer at someone
during his harangue, he ________ the reputation of his political opponent.
Deride (V) (DERISION, DERISIVE, DERISIVELY)
to mock, ridicule, or laugh at with contempt
he derided him with his _______ remarks.
Derogatory (ADJ) (DEROGATE, DEROGATION, DEROGATORILY)
belittling, disdainful, or tending to lessen in value
We ________ the bruised apples from the perfect ones.
Cull (V)
to separate out as useless; to gather, choose, or collect