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brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river