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scorch - sear; N.
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate