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decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
slither - slip or slide
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'