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criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony