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stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child