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striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
emanate - issue forth; come out
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
throng - crowd (of people or things); V.
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.