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stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
emasculate - weaken; castrate
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive