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Invoke
To call upon
Confound
To confuse / to prove false
Impetuous
Impulsive / Done quickly without care.
Guile
Trickery
Impious
Not respectful of (not pious)
Zenith
Apex, peak, highest point
Jocund
Cheerful
Tumultuous
Turbulent, disruptive uproar
Venial
Forgivable, excusable
Harbinger
Indication or precursor
Imp
Small Mischievous Devil/Spirit
Redound
come back upon; rebound on.

For example, "may his sin redound upon his head"
Ply
To work with (esp. with craftsman's actions)
Affront
Hostile confrontation; Action or comment that causes outrage.
Sapient
Possessing wisdom
Pent
Confined (another term for pent-up)
Credulous
Believable
Concupiscence
Strong Sexual Desire
Impute
Attribute; Represent as being done
Facile
Easy (tip to remember: Facile is a Facile word to remember)
Inure
Accustom to something unpleasant
Poignant
Nostalgic, evoking keen reminders of the past with regret.
Abstruse
Difficult to understand
Precept
General rule of behavior or thought
Diffident
Modest; lacking self-confidence.
Salubrious
Healthy
Obdurate
Stubborn
Ignominy
Shame or Disgrace
Perdition
Damnation
Efface
Erase
Precipitous
Steep
Slake
Satisfy or quench
Exhortations
An address urging someone to do something
Scion
Descendant
Abject
Wretched (tip for remembering: "Abject Reject")
Consummation
End; The point of completion.
Sagacity
Wisdom
Respite
Short period of rest/vacation before something unpleasant.
Concede
Admit; Confess as true
Abhorred
Disgusting or wretched
Guise
Appearance of something on the surface; Costome
Sedulous
Showing dedication
Expedite
Speed up the process of something
Sophism
A deceptive argument that sounds reasonable but is false
Mutable
Changeable
Precarious
Dangerous or unstable position
Torpor
Inactivity (Mental OR Physical)
Erroneous
Wrong or Incorrect
Consternation
Frustration
Acme
Apex, Peak, Highest Point, zenith
Gibe
Taunt or mocking remark