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pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.