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impenitent - not repentant
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation