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::: sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
::: primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
::: maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
::: recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
::: resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
::: turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
::: luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
::: scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
::: ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
::: conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms