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cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax