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Precept

a rule that says how people should behave

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Reprove

to criticize or correct (someone) usually in a gentle way; to scold or correct usually gently or with kindly intent

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reproof

criticism or blame; a statement that criticizes or blames someone

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Contrite

feeling or showing regret for bad behavior

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Vitriol

harsh and angry words

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Bibliophile

A lover of Books; one who loves to read, admire and collect books.

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Umbra

he fully shaded inner region of a shadow cast by an opaque object

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Penumbra

The partially shaded outer region of the shadow cast by an opaque object

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Opaque

Not able to be seen through; not transparent.

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Delineate

describe or portray (something) precisely.

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Abhorrent

Inspiring disgust and loathing; repugnant.

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foist

Impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on.

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petulant

(of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered.

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assuage

make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.

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replete

Filled or well-supplied with something.

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re·pa·tri·a·tion

The return of someone to their own country.