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patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump