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notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
cerebration - thought; working of the brain