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vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
incompatible - inharmonious; N. incompatibility
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that