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umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
consonance - harmony; agreement
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety