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::: besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
::: eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
::: omnipresent - universally present; ubiquitous
::: cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
::: ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
::: nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
::: materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)