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opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
archipelago - group of closely located islands
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.