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Visage

The face, reference to shape, features, expression; aspect; appearance

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Ascribed

Credit or assign to a cause or source; attribute; think of as belonging as a quality or characteristic

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Aspersion

The act of making rough, harsh, or uneven

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Perennial

Lasting for and indefinitely long time; enduring; lasting/continuing throughout a year; perpetual; everlasting; continuing; recurrent

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Precursor

A person/thing that precedes as in a job, method; person/animal/thing that goes before and indicate the approach of someone/something else

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Predilection

A tendency to think favorable of something in particular; partiality; preference

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Perfidious

Deliberately faithless; treacherous; deceitful

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Preponderance

Superiority in weight, power, numbers, etc; prevailing

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Ribald

Vulgar or indecent in speech; language, etc; coarsely mocking, abusive, or irreverent; scurrilous

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Hermetically

So as to be airtight

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Vested

Held completely, permanently and inalienably; protected by law, commitment, tradition, ownership; clothed, robed

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Rotund

Round in shape; rounded; plump; gate; full toned or sonorous

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Perfunctory

Performed merely as a routine; hasty and superficial; lacking interest

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Bovine

Of or pertaining to cattle, buffalo, and kudus; ox like cow like, stolid, dull

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Mnemonics

The process of technique of improving or developing the memory

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Panacea

A remedy of all disease or ills; cute all; an answer of solution for all problems of difficulties

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Ponderous

Of a great weight; heavy; massive, awkward or unwieldy; dull and labored

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Portend

To indicate in advance; to foreshadow or presage, as an omen does. To signify/ mean

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Platitude

A flat, dull, Or Trieste remark; the quality or state of being flat dull or trite

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Heterogeneous

Different kind; unlike; incur groups; composed of parts of different kinda; having Widley dissimilar elements or constituents