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preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
discrete - separate; unconnected
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
expos - \'e public revelation of something discreditable
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
alleviate - relieve (pain)
somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical