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::: invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
::: suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: curtail - shorten; reduce
::: detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
::: allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
::: captious - faultfinding; too critical
::: ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate