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allegiance
(n)devotion to a person, group, or cause loyalty;faithfelness
ambiguous
(adj)having two or more possible meanings or interpretations; hard to understand. obscure; indistinct
ardent
(adj) characteized by warmth of feeling. fervent;enthusiastic;devoted
expertise
(n) expert skill or knowledge abiltiy; expertness; know how
explict
(adj)fully and clearly expressed, leaving no question as to meaning or intent definite;precise; unambiguous
forment
(v) stir up
incite; instigate; provoke
fortuitous
(adj) occuring or produced by change accidental; casual
inflammatory
(adj)tending to excite anger, disorder, or tumult
incendiary; seditious
insupportable
(adj)more than can be endured
intolerable; unbearable
levy
(n) money raised or collected by legal authority or force
tax; impost; assesment
onus
(n) disagreeable necessity
burden;obligation; responsiblity
pare
cut back an outside, excess, or irregular part
peel; trim; reduce
pecuniary
(adj) pertaining to or consisting of money monetary; financial
petition
(n) formal request to a person or group in authority
suit; complaint
presentable
(adj) proper or suitable in attire or appearance for being seen by others respectable; decent
proclivity
(n) natural or habitual inclination or tendancy, especially toward something objectionable
bent; leaning; disposition
provisional
(adj) serving for the time being until permanently or properly replaced
temporary; makeshift
redress
(v) set right;romove the cause of;
remedy: correct
reprehensable
(adj) deserving of reproof;
blameworthy; censurable
upbraid
(v) find fault with or criticize severly
scold;cesure