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candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
deserts - what someone deserves
minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting