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palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
repast - meal; feast; banquet
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
collation - a light meal; collating
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern