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ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions
arraign - charge in court; indict
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
cessation - stoppage