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painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder