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discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
browbeat - bully; intimidate