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::: gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
::: refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
::: rational - (of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical
::: condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
::: debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
::: dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
::: plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
::: voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
::: temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.