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::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
::: outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
::: opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
::: abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
::: temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
::: 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
::: indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
::: pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing