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grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
regeneration - spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum