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::: brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
::: respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
::: insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
::: graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
::: migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
::: cessation - stoppage
::: pauper - very poor person
::: peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
::: patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe