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malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
adversary - opponent; enemy
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit