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haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty