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jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
capricious - unpredictable; fickle
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate