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GLIB
readily fluent, often thoughtlessly, superficially, or insincerely so
2. easy or unconstrained, as actions or manners.
BAFFLE
to confuse, bewilder, or perplex: He was baffled by the technical language of the instructions.
2. to frustrate or confound; thwart by creating confusion or bewilderment.
3. to check or deflect the movement of (sound, light, fluids, etc.).
4. to equip with a baffle or baffles.
FEASANCE
the doing or performing of an act, as of a condition or duty.
INCITE
to stir, encourage, or urge on; stimulate or prompt to action: to incite a crowd to riot.
INSIGHT
an instance of apprehending the true nature of a thing, esp. through intuitive understanding: 2. penetrating mental vision or discernment; faculty of seeing into inner character or underlying truth.
3. an understanding of relationships that sheds light on or helps solve a problem.
b. (in psychotherapy) the recognition of sources of emotional difficulty.
c.an understanding of the motivational forces behind one's actions, thoughts, or behavior; self-knowledge.
JEOPARDY
hazard or risk of or exposure to loss, harm, death, or injury:
2. peril or danger:
3.Law. the danger or hazard of being found guilty, and of consequent punishment, undergone by criminal defendants on trial.
QUASH
to put down or suppress completely; quell; subdue
2. to make void, annul, or set aside (a law, indictment, decision, etc.).
PLURALISTIC
Of or relating to social or philosophical pluralism.
Having multiple aspects or parts
LEXICON
a wordbook or dictionary, esp. of Greek, Latin, or Hebrew.
2. the vocabulary of a particular language, field, social class, person, etc.
3. inventory or record:
4. Linguistics.
a. the total inventory of morphemes in a given language.
b. the inventory of base morphemes plus their combinations with derivational morphemes.
PEEK
to look or glance quickly or furtively, esp. through a small opening or from a concealed location; peep; peer.
2. a quick or furtive look or glance; peep.
PEAK
the pointed top of a mountain or ridge.
2. a mountain with a pointed summit.
3. the pointed top of anything.
4. the highest or most important point or level: the peak of her political career.
PIQUE
to affect with sharp irritation and resentment, esp. by some wound to pride
2. to wound (the pride, vanity, etc.).
3. to excite (interest, curiosity, etc.)
4. to arouse an emotion or provoke to action
RIGHTEOUS
characterized by uprightness or morality
2. morally right or justifiable: righteous indignation.
3. acting in an upright, moral way; virtuous
CAPITAL
the city or town that is the official seat of government in a country, state, etc.
2. a city regarded as being of special eminence in some field of activity
3. capital letter.
4. the wealth, whether in money or property, owned or employed in business by an individual, firm, corporation, etc.
5. an accumulated stock of such wealth.
MODULATE
to regulate by or adjust to a certain measure or proportion; soften; tone down.
2. to alter or adapt (the voice) according to the circumstances, one's listener, etc.