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misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
minatory - menacing; threatening
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous