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endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
berate - scold strongly
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith