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plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
crinkle - wrinkle
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
veer - change in direction; swerve
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
clientele - body of customers
archipelago - group of closely located islands
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness