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::: defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
::: thespian - pertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
::: quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
::: furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
::: outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
::: effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
::: fallible - liable to err
::: hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight