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::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
::: ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
::: intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
::: adjoin - be next to
::: carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
::: indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
::: demotic - of or pertaining to the people
::: meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
::: explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable