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underscore - underline; emphasize
annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
protrude - stick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person