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mural - wall painting
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable