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misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
bastard - illegitimate child
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
effeminate - having womanly traits
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics