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assent - agree; accept; N. assessment
denigrate - blacken; defame
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people