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defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film