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::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
::: blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
::: vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
::: crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
::: didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
::: retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
::: enliven - make lively or spirited; animate
::: wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
::: sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
::: lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution