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protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
gaffe - social blunder
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of