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censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
approbation - approval
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
antecede - precede
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
encircle - surround