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crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
asteroid - small planet
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity