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distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
credo - creed