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::: aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
::: dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
::: ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
::: expiate - make amends for (a sin)
::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
::: construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
::: odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
::: effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
::: inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition