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censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness