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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
halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
crone - hag; ugly old woman
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress