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cadge
VERB

to sponge, beg, or mooch
calumniate
VERB

to slander, make a false accusation
chicanery
NOUN

trickery or subterfuge
churlish
ADJECTIVE

boorish, vulgar, loutish; difficult and intractable
contemn
VERB

to scorn or despise
cozen
VERB

to deceive, beguile, or hoodwink
craven
ADJECTIVE

contemptibly fainthearted, pusillanimous, lacking any courage
depredate
VERB

to plunder, pillage, ravage or destroy; to exploit in a predatory manner
desuetude
NOUN

disuse
didactic
ADJECTIVE

intended to teach or instruct
dilatory
ADJECTIVE

causing delay, procrastinating
dilettante
NOUN

one with an amateurish or superficial interest in the arts or a branch of knowledge
discomfit
VERB

to defeat, put down
distrait
ADJECTVE

distracted; absent-minded, especially due to anxiety
doggerel
NOUN

trivial, poorly constructed verse
dogmatic
ADJECTIVE

authoritatively and or arrogantly assertive of principles; stubbornly opinionated
dross
NOUN

slag, waste or foreign matter, impurity, surface scum
effrontery
NOUN

extreme boldness; presumptuousness
egress
NOUN

exit
excoriate
VERB

to censure scathingly, to upbraid
expiate
VERB

to atone or make amdends for
expurgate
VERB

to remove obscenity, purify, censor
extirpate
VERB

to destroy, exterminate, cut out, pull out by the roots
evince
VERB

to show clearly, to indicate
exigent
ADJECTIVE

requiring immediate action or attention
expatiate
VERB

discuss or write about at length; to range freely
eschew
VERB

to shun or avoid