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disdain
(verb) to regard with haughty contempt; to despise. (noun) a lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
derision
(noun) 1. ridicule; 2. an object of ridicule
shibboleth
(noun) a word or pronunciation that distinguishes people of one group from those of another
Palladium
(noun) (cap.) a statue of Pallas the preservation of which was believed to safeguard Troy
palisades
(noun) a strong fence of stakes driven into the ground; esp., for defence
winnow
(verb) 1. to separate chaff from grain by wind; 2. to scatter; 3. to separate out the good from the poor parts
solicitous
(adj) 1. eager to obtain something; 2. concerned (about)
preceptor
(noun) a teacher; an instructor
frenetic
(adj) fast and with much energy
petulance
(noun) sullen irritability or impatience
flaccid
(adj) 1. lacking firmness or muscle tone; 2. lacking vigor or energy
forensic
(adj) relating to or used in courts of law
umbrage
(noun) offense; resentment
adonis
(noun) a very handsome young man
alacrity
(noun) brisk eagerness or enthusiasm
bezoar
(noun) a stone from the stomach of a goat; was believed to be a universal antidote to poisons
bivouac
(noun) a temporary camp without tents or cover
abysmal
(adj) of ocean depths below bathyal (4000 meters)
lingual
(adj) of or produced by the tongue
lickerish
(adj) 1. lecherous, lustful, wanton; 2. greedy, desirous