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scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
indolent - lazy
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled