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::: derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
::: musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
::: epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
::: practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
::: contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
::: barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
::: decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
::: heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
::: censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
::: compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel