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::: forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
::: scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
::: stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
::: timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
::: sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
::: mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
::: orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
::: modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
::: bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
::: flotsam - drifting wreckage