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animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
suitor - man who is courting a woman
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment