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::: patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
::: daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
::: warranted - justified; authorized
::: comestible - something fit to be eaten
::: trite - hackneyed; commonplace
::: queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
::: temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
::: analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things