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ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
gusty - windy
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin