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::: prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
::: credo - creed
::: poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
::: reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
::: encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
::: accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
::: stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor