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fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
indigence - poverty
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
omnipotent - all-powerful; having unlimited power
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible