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striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
absolve - pardon (an offense)
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable