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pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
endue - provide with some quality; endow
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
defalcate - embezzle
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner