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::: placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
::: capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
::: verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
::: glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
::: compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
::: brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
::: jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
::: rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
::: manifold - many in number or kind; numerous; varied
::: hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician