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curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
residue - remainder; balance
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
unerringly - infallibly; ADJ. unerring: making no mistakes
debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble