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paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia