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::: wastrel - waster; profligate
::: regatta - boat or yacht race
::: drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
::: smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
::: decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
::: concord - harmony; accord
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
::: demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
::: generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people