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censorious - severely critical
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory