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::: misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
::: atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
::: stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
::: implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
::: bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
::: sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
::: assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
::: reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
::: invective - abuse
::: prominent - protruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent