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sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
aversion - firm dislike
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable