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::: derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
::: tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
::: disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
::: ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
::: indite - write; compose
::: protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
::: mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
::: plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
::: grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
::: unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction