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glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
engaging - charming; attractive
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.