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::: guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
::: commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
::: nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
::: blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
::: brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
::: personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
::: adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
::: excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
::: incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
::: inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill