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grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
abash - embarrass