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foment
instigate
debunk
discredit
reticent
reserved, withdrawn
prevalent
widespread or predominant
candid
frank, forthright

root: Latin 'candidus' white, pure, innocent
emulate
match or surpass, often by imitation

root: Latin 'æmulat-', rivaled
taint
contaminate or pollute

root: Latin 'tingere', to dye or to tinge
conform
to comply with rules
juxtapose
to place side by side
heterogeneous
mixed
homogeneous
of the same type
mitigate
to make less serious, to lessen

root: Latin, 'mitis', meaning mild
elusive
difficult to find or catch
to champion
to support a cause
demagogue
a political leader who appeals to common desires

root: Greek 'demos', of the people
garrulous
very talkative about nothing
contentious
causing an argument
arduous
difficult
methodical
orderly
extol
praise enthusiastically