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stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
unprepossessing - unattractive
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.