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indigent - poor; destitute
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
gamut - entire range
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance