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dissonance - discord
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
benediction - blessing
orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting