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repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast