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smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
coax - persuade by flattery
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
curtail - shorten; reduce
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)