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underlying - lying below; fundamental
diadem - crown
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
attenuate - make thin; weaken