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libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
indelible - not able to be erased
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
sprightly - lively
feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent