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::: dissent - disagree
::: contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
::: ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
::: cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
::: expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
::: dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
::: askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
::: thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate