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patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
declivity - downward slope
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
flux - flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak