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abstemious
moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking)
censurable
deserving of blame of correction
contngent
dependent on uncertain events or condition, a representative group forming part of a larger body
corroborate
to confirm, substantiate, verify
denizen
an inhabitant, resident, one who frequents a place
discursive
passing aimlessly from one subject to another, rambling
disseminate
to scatter or spread widely
dowdy
poorly dressed, shabby
florid
highly colored, reddish, excessively ornate, showy
foist
to pass off as worthy of genuine
gauche
awkward, lacking in social graces, tactless
heresy
the denail of an idea that is generally held sacred
inculcate
to impress on the mind by repetition
palpable
capable of being touched or felt, easily seel
preceptive
having keen insight or understanding
pernicious
extremely harmful
salient
promnenet, standing aout, a land form that projects upward
satiate
to satisfy completely, to fill to excess
sear
to make or become dry and withered, to char or scorch
specious
deceptive, apparently good or valid but lacking real merit