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::: opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
::: codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
::: embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
::: timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
::: provisional - tentative; temporary
::: zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind
::: graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
::: prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
::: 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
::: transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie