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gaffe - social blunder
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
lascivious - lustful
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
demented - insane
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire