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mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
cession - yielding to another; ceding
deserts - what someone deserves
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society