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::: abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
::: canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
::: disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
::: precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
::: alchemy - medieval chemistry
::: malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
::: overblown - inflated; exaggerated
::: grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation