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Word: reprobation

Definition: severe disapproval; CF. approbation


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::: plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
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::: academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
::: broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
::: notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
::: docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive