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::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
::: suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
::: consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
::: abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
::: elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
::: shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
::: apparition - ghost; phantom
::: bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
::: commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war