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Censure

To condemn someone that they have done something wrong

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Choler

Anger

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Circumspection

Knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress

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Consecrate

Give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

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Cuckold

Husband whose wife has been unfaithful

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Cudgel

Short, heavy club

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Dilatory

Wasting time

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Dissemble

Put on false appearance

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Dotage

Old age

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Edified

Instructed and encouraged in moral, intellectual, and spiritual improvement

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Egregious

Conspicuously bad or offensive

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Enfettered

Bound or enchained

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Epithet

An abusive insulting word or phrase

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Expostulate

Express disagreement to dissuade action

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Facile

Arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth

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Fulsome

Unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

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Garner

Win or gain something

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Hie

To go in a hurry

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Homage

A show of reverence and respect

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Importune

Bother insistently

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Iniquity

Great injustice or extreme immorality

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Inordinate

Excessive or unrestrained

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Insolent

Showing an aggressive lack of respect in speech or behavior

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Laconic

Brief and to the point; effectively cut short

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Languish

To be neglected or deprived