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jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
abrogate - abolish
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
abhor - detest; hate
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution