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impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
indigence - poverty
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division