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patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
assent - agree; accept; N. assessment
prank - mischievous trick
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
courier - messenger