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demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful