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discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
compatible - harmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
convex - curving outward
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
residue - remainder; balance
mauve - pale purple
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish