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comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
encircle - surround