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defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
gist - essence; main point; substance
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
repartee - quick clever reply
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude