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::: furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
::: complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
::: dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
::: surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
::: understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
::: vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
::: finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
::: dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend