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daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
botch - mismanage; blow