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winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
creep - move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
endue - provide with some quality; endow
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession