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contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
converse - opposite; ADJ.
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
aberration - deviation from the normal; mental disorder
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer