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amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
appall - dismay; shock deeply