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::: opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
::: unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
::: gruesome - grisly; horrible
::: prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
::: rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
::: import - significance; importance; meaning
::: querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition