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discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder