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scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite