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distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities