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::: maudlin - effusively sentimental
::: humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
::: ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
::: libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
::: ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
::: sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
::: tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
::: compute - reckon; calculate
::: intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
::: unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully