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anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
skinflint - miser; stingy person
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
mischance - ill luck
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter