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taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
license - official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry