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Abjure
to renounce under oath, forswear
Belie
to picture falsely, misrepresent
Chicanery
deception by trickery or sophistry
Deciduous
falling off or shed at a specific season or stage of growth
Enervate
to weaken or destroy the strength or vitality of
Facetious
playfully jocular; humorous
Gauche
lackign social polish, tactless
Hegemony
the predominant influence, as of a group, over others (sexism, racism)
Impeach
to accuse, to charge a public official with improper conduct in office
Jejune
not interesting, dull
Kinetic
of, relating to, or produced by motion
Laissez Faire
noninterference in the affairs of others
Metamorphosis
a transformation as by magic or sorcery
Nihilism
an extreme force of skepticism that denies all existence
Obsequious
full of or exibiting servile compliance
Paradigm
one that serves as a pattern or model
Quotidian
everyday, commonplace
Recapitulate
to repeat in concise form
Sanguine
cheerfully confident, optimistic
Tautology
needless repetition of the same sense in different words