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maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
interstice - narrow space between things
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention