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deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
blandishment - flattery
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)