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Accede
to give consent, approval, or adherence
Arbiter
a person empowered to decide matters at issue; judge; umpire.
Circumspect
watchful and discreet; cautious; prudent
Credence
belief as to the truth of something
Euphony
agreeableness of sound; pleasing effect to the ear
Extemporize
to be able to speak right off of your mind without rehearsing
Ignominy
disgrace; dishonor; public contempt
Impeccable
faultless; flawless; irreproachable
Indigent
lacking basic necessities
Irrational
without the faculty of reason; deprived of reason
Malfeasance
the performance by a public official of an act that is legally unjustified, harmful, or contrary to law; wrongdoing
Maudlin
tearfully or weakly emotional; foolishly sentimental
Obstinate
firmly or stubbornly adhering to one's purpose, opinion
Penchant
a strong inclination, taste, or liking for something
Platitude
a flat, dull, or trite remark, esp. one uttered as if it were fresh or profound.
Provincial
belonging or peculiar to some particular province; local
Truculent
fierce; cruel; savagely brutal
Vacillate
to waver in mind or opinion; be indecisive or irresolute
Vacuous
without contents; empty
Vilify
to speak ill of; defame; slander