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::: contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
::: affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
::: effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
::: puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
::: regicide - murder of a king or queen
::: ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
::: pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
::: projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
::: subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
::: philology - study of language or words