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crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
browbeat - bully; intimidate
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
gaffe - social blunder
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose