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crinkle - wrinkle
credo - creed
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
inconsequential - insignificant; unimportant
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.