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::: detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
::: natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
::: countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
::: unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
::: shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
::: introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
::: flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
::: infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)