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blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
aspirant - seeker after position or status
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
increment - increase
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event