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crevice - crack; fissure
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
mischance - ill luck
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman