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sherbet - flavored dessert ice
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold