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salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted