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penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
bookish - fond of books and reading
onerous - burdensome
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place