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denigrate - blacken; defame
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory