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distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct