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reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle