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prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
animosity - active enmity
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)