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glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection