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malevolent

with harm to others

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canon

wise expression

2

mishap

accident

3

adage

wise expression

3

pejorative

expressing disaproval

4

calumniate

writing about someone badly

5

anathema

curses

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contempt

make someone seem unimportant

6

sedentary

sitting a lot

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supplant

replace

7

savant

smart

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disrepute

discredit

8

dally/dalliance

procrastinate

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boon

something beneficial

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displace

take place of/replace

10

precept

wise expression

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misnomer

wrongly applied name

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dictum

wise expression

14

beneficiary

inheritance/recieving benefits

14

motto

wise expression

15

demean

criticize/make unimportant

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misogamy

hating marriage

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aphroism

short expression, conveying wiseness

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haphazard

rambling/meandering

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jovial

cheerful

21

slander

speak badly of

22

benevolent

kind

22

dilatory

delayer/slow to act

22

preempt

taking action to prevent/replace

23

malingerer

idling person