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inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
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.
antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
noncommittal - neutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate