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reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry