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eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor