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gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
braggadocio - boasting
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
obsequy - funeral ceremony