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badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
allay - calm; pacify
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair