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::: discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
::: steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
::: hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
::: attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
::: tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
::: benison - blessing
::: anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
::: gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
::: ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
::: blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished