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aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
portly - stout; corpulent
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage