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::: peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
::: blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
::: facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
::: gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
::: quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
::: rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
::: inter - bury; N. interment
::: circuitous - roundabout
::: penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation