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chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
unprepossessing - unattractive
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer