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flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
injurious - harmful; causing injury
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
arboreal - of or living in trees
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption