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spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little