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opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused
regime - method of system or government
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
gamut - entire range
surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.