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obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
implication - something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream