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affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
indict - charge; N. indictment
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
irascible - irritable; easily angered
jocund - merry
feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge