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::: contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
::: microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
::: putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
::: discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
::: masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
::: comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
::: continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent