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clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
choreography - art of representing dances in written symbols; arrangement of dances
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass