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narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
chaffing - bantering; joking
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
extrovert - person interested mostly in external objects and actions