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acrophobia - fear of heights
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
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.
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
disgruntle - make discontented