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demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
misogamy - hatred of marriage
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
consternation - great shock; dismay
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
adversary - opponent; enemy