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::: reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
::: gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
::: vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
::: emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
::: anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
::: resurrect - revive
::: deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
::: browbeat - bully; intimidate