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pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
crevice - crack; fissure
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber