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::: sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
::: ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
::: chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
::: dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
::: authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
::: functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
::: impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
::: flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
::: calculated - deliberately planned; likely
::: finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food