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marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)