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disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)