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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
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars