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::: diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
::: scanty - meager; insufficient
::: censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
::: solemnity - seriousness; gravity
::: scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
::: barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
::: propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign