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defection - desertion
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
aegis - shield; protection; defense
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original