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upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
incorporate - introduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric