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absolve
to clear from blame, responsibility or guilt
caricature
a representation in which the subjects characteristic features are deliberately exaggerated
clangor
a loud ringing sound
contiguous
side by side, touching, adjacent in time
cupidity
an eager desire for something, greed
deleterious
harmful, injurious
enhance,
to increase the value or desirability of
enthrall
to captivate, charm, hold spellbound
extenuate
to lessen the seriousness or magnitude of an offense by making partial excuses
implicit
implied or understood though unexpressed
incisive
sharp, keen, penetrating
ostentatius
marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy
paragon
a model of excellence or perfection
paraphrase
to restate in other words
politic
prudent, shrewd
prosaic
dull, lacking in distinction and originality
redundant
wordy, repetitive
sanctimonious
making a show of virtue or righteousness
scintillating
sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally briliant
winsome
charming, attractive, pleasing,