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sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
mingle - mix together in close association
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
interstice - narrow space between things
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
tawny - brownish yellow
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive