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muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial