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complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
abscond - depart secretly and hide
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
weary - tired after long work; V.