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::: feign - pretend
::: brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
::: unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
::: cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
::: respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
::: scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
::: institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
::: sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition