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::: falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
::: atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
::: docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
::: adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
::: wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
::: infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
::: assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
::: grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
::: atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
::: smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing