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indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
marital - pertaining to marriage
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
deface - mar; disfigure