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bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
indubitable - unable to be doubted; which cannot be doubted; unquestionable
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
conjugal - pertaining to marriage
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.