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execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)