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rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
enervate - weaken; take away energy from
edifice - building (of imposing size)
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
decoy - lure or bait; V.
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes