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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
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
adage - wise saying; proverb
euphoria - feeling of exaggerated or unfounded(ungrounded; baseless) well-being; feeling of great happiness or well-being (when unreasonable); ADJ. euphoriaric
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate