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abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
titter - nervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination