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::: linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
::: atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
::: morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
::: unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
::: numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
::: deface - mar; disfigure
::: adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
::: miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
::: valor - bravery; ADJ. valiant: possessing valor; brave
::: rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds