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taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
blunder - error; stupid mistake
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation