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exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval