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distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
scrappy - quarrelsome
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely