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upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest