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pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial