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::: plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
::: smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
::: baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
::: fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
::: scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
::: quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
::: facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth