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maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts