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deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
vicar - parish priest; representative
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work