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deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
imbibe - drink in
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)