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::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
::: contusion - bruise
::: mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
::: plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
::: effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
::: luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
::: abhor - detest; hate
::: indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
::: transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie