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::: contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
::: incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
::: penitent - repentant; N.
::: reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
::: 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
::: orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
::: tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
::: estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
::: tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
::: gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game