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deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
affiliation - joining; associating with
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
bestow - confer
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason