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intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
crinkle - wrinkle
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible