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virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
malodorous - foul-smelling
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling