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::: deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
::: callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
::: loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
::: flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
::: fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
::: fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
::: underlying - lying below; fundamental
::: tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink