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::: interloper - intruder; one who interferes
::: impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
::: staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
::: appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: expiate - make amends for (a sin)
::: recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
::: rummage - ransack; thoroughly search