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pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
outspoken - candid; blunt
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)