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callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
pedigree - ancestry; lineage
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
captious - faultfinding; too critical