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censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
penitent - repentant; N.