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crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
incur - bring upon oneself
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal