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despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ