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brochure - pamphlet
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom