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::: disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
::: chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
::: emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
::: redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: defection - desertion
::: sinister - evil; ominous
::: oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
::: acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule