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::: gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
::: malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
::: finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
::: pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
::: plumage - feathers of a bird;
::: stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
::: frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
::: palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
::: equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal