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::: expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
::: earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
::: taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
::: odoriferous - giving off an odor
::: 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
::: flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
::: protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
::: astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
::: plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail