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Word: hue_and_cry

Definition: outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule


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::: profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
::: garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
::: abhor - detest; hate
::: bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
::: acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
::: codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
::: disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation
::: glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
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