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simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
accelerate - move faster
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
compatible - harmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
quietude - tranquillity; calmness