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alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual