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::: notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
::: turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
::: lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
::: broil - cook by direct heat; N.
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
::: cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
::: fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness