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revelry - boisterous merrymaking; V. revel: engage boisterous festivities; enjoy greatly; N: boisterous festivity or celebration
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
dearth - scarcity
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
defection - desertion
contusion - bruise
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.