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delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
prank - mischievous trick
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
concise - brief and compact
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)