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tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
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
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget