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reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
capricious - unpredictable; fickle
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic