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::: marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
::: continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
::: wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
::: recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
::: prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
::: resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
::: anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
::: attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain