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disgruntle - make discontented
feasible - practical; able to be carried out; practicable
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence