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::: putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
::: cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
::: contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
::: remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
::: penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
::: overblown - inflated; exaggerated
::: despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
::: opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
::: confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
::: volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.