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::: hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
::: smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
::: requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
::: maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
::: compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
::: qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
::: circuitous - roundabout
::: interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
::: representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
::: adore - love deeply and respect highly