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chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó