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tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle