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muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
titter - nervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing