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::: opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
::: forward - presumptuous or bold
::: slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
::: slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
::: balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
::: gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
::: emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
::: castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
::: cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.