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::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
::: ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
::: dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
::: perturb - disturb greatly
::: substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
::: deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.