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osseous - made of bone; bony
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
abeyance - suspended action
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant