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aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen