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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
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon