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extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
wrath - anger; fury
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation