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Unformatted text preview: 199611 Temerity rashness or boldness serendipity the faculty of making fortunate discoveries by accident anthropocentrism an inclination to evaluate reality exclusively in terms of human values smudge to smear, blur, or soil or cause to do so veneer coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood an ornamental coating to a building stain to mark or discolour with patches of something that dirties regale to give delight or amusement to tempt to attempt to persuade or entice to do something, esp something morally wrong or unwise prose ordinary writing as distinguished from verse matter of fact, commonplace, or dull expression exhort to urge or persuade (someone) earnestly; advise strongly carp to complain or find fault; nag pettily ? ; ? ? ? ? ectoplasm the outer layer of cytoplasm in some cells, esp protozoa, which differs from the inner cytoplasm in being a clear gel yank to pull, jerk, or move with a sharp movement; tug splinter ? ? ? ? ; ? ? ??...
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