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unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
miserly - stingy; mean
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
mischance - ill luck
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial