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disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate