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brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop