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paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
deign - condescend; stoop
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
indelible - not able to be erased