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::: subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
::: scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
::: impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
::: superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
::: belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
::: figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
::: contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
::: suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
::: hut - crude dwelling; shack