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compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
braggart - boaster; bragger
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)