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cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
surmise - guess; N.
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison