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frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
rampart - defensive mound of earth
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy