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manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
hazardous - dangerous
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
pedigree - ancestry; lineage