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::: decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
::: encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
::: perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
::: retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
::: bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
::: elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
::: pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
::: sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items