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mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason