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check - stop motion; curb or restrain
fissure - crevice; crack
neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
unimpeachable - that cannot be impeached; beyond doubt or question; blameless and exemplary
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch