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patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
incorrigible - uncorrectable
lethal - deadly
browbeat - bully; intimidate
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved