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decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
luxuriate - take pleasure in great comfort
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
belligerent - quarrelsome
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed