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fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
obsidian - black volcanic rock
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
accelerate - move faster
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene