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detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
distrait - absentminded; distracted
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous