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::: lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
::: frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
::: forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
::: benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
::: hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
::: defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
::: smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
::: derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
::: ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
::: misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation