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deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
pretext - excuse
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.