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smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
approbation - approval