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graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
obsequy - funeral ceremony