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::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
::: effeminate - having womanly traits
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: discrete - separate; unconnected
::: invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
::: shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
::: coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President