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garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
gaudy - flashy; showy
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance