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misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
blandishment - flattery
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
extol - praise very highly; glorify
adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely