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Word: animadversion

Definition: critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval


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::: crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
::: reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
::: subaltern - subordinate
::: 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
::: venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
::: impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
::: reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
::: erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
::: debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
::: peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock