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smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
comprise - include; consist of
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language