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unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
philology - study of language or words
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible