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appall - dismay; shock deeply
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership