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detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary