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tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
botch - mismanage; blow
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health