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::: marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
::: tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
::: compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
::: preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
::: avuncular - of or like an uncle
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
::: litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
::: contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
::: inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
::: braggart - boaster; bragger