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baffle - frustrate; perplex
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
plumage - feathers of a bird;
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
botch - mismanage; blow