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deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
squander - waste; spend foolishly
portly - stout; corpulent
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions