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discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
deleterious - harmful
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism