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gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
implore - beg
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)