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bearing - deportment; connection
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
impeccable - faultless
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass