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deface - mar; disfigure
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
tranquillity - calmness; peace
implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner