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episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds