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::: rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
::: decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
::: crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
::: pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
::: diaphanous - sheer; transparent
::: factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
::: loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
::: divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
::: pinnace - small boat