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patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
defection - desertion
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
warranted - justified; authorized
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue