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::: delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
::: clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
::: belated - delayed
::: heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
::: confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
::: scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
::: embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
::: spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
::: retort - quick sharp reply; V.
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress