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Word: reprobation

Definition: severe disapproval; CF. approbation


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::: devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
::: unprepossessing - unattractive
::: sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
::: contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
::: preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
::: paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
::: astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
::: pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
::: acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
::: tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather