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venerate

V-1. to regard with reverential respect or with admiring deference
2 : to honor (as an icon or a relic) with a ritual act of devotion

disdain

N- a feeling of contempt for someone or something regarded as unworthy or inferior
V-to look on with scorn

laggard

N-a person who moves slowly or falls behind
Adj-falling behind; slow to act, or respond

aghast

Adj-struck with terror, amazement, or horror

ostracize

V-to exclude from a group by common consent

blasé

Adj-apathetic to pleasure or excitement as a result of excessive indulgence or enjoyment

adage

N-a proverb, wise saying

churlish

Adj-lacking politeness or good matters; rude

jostle

V-to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; bump

plaudits

N-applause, enthusiastic praise

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