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notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing