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indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift