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nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous