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opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal