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dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
hummock - small hill; hillock
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
convex - curving outward
executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true