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marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
granulate - form into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate