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scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person