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::: cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
::: refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
::: venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
::: problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
::: platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
::: insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
::: rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
::: encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
::: inkling - hint; slight indication
::: mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors