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prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
boorish - rude; insensitive
imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter