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ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
trifling - trivial; unimportant
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
aegis - shield; protection; defense