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::: smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
::: surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
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::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
::: demeanor - behavior; bearing
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
::: exult - rejoice
::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall