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::: verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
::: slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
::: vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
::: dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
::: solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
::: shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
::: ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
::: covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
::: mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
::: grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner