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appall - dismay; shock deeply
conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
wastrel - waster; profligate
zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion