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::: pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
::: detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
::: gainsay - deny
::: subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
::: hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
::: serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
::: apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
::: subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement