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discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
incline - slope; slant; Ex. steep incline
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
abbreviate - shorten
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene