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stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
animosity - active enmity
copious - plentiful
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking