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::: plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
::: quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
::: blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
::: scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
::: neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
::: mauve - pale purple
::: misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.