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::: predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
::: explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
::: permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
::: coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
::: mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
::: pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
::: rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
::: parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
::: garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible