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::: gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
::: zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
::: draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
::: impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
::: precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
::: penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
::: hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
::: homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
::: penitent - repentant; N.
::: contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.