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::: stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
::: animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
::: anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
::: deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
::: convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
::: mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
::: wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
::: meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window