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admonish
warn,reprove

When her courtiers questioned her religious beliefs, she admonished them, she would any religion on her wish.
ambivalence
state of having contradicting or conflicting emotional attitudes.

chechi is always in an ambivalent state when deciding her career.
apathy
lack of caring , indifference.
approbation
approval
aver
assert confidently or declare.
belie
contradict, give a false impression
burgeon
grow forth, sent out buds.
The plants that burgeon are a promise of the beauty that is to come.
burnish
make shiny , polish
buttress
support, prop up

My arguments were buttressed with facts.
cogent
convincing
I had cogent reasons for postponement of GRE date.
compendium
brief, comprehensive summary
conciliatory
reconciling, soothing
condone
overlook, forgive , give tacit approval,excuse
confound
confuse, puzzle
deference
courteous regard for another's wish.

In deference to gandhi's request, stop the agitation of violence in name of religion
delineate
portray,depict,sketch.

close friends can delineates the character of each other.
deride
make fun of , ridicule
critics derided the pretentious dialogue and refused to consider the play seriously.
desiccate
dry up
Freedom fighters desiccate the food for preserving it.
diffuse
wordy,rambling,spread out
If you pay authors by words in they will produce diffuse manuscripts rather than compendiums.
discredit
the Indian government lacked the confidence to extradite anderson from U.S, it cultivated discredit.
discrepancy
ramalingam made discrepancies in funds of satyam to topple the organisation.
disinterested
Everyone is behind gains and takes decision according to that, the disinterested person suffers the most.
disparate
the disparate views of coach & captain lead to failure of the team.
dissemble
disguise, pretend
Although john dissemble his motive to learn dance, we all know he is to meet girls.
disseminate
By Internet, news disseminates at faster rate than media.
divest
shashi tharoor was divested of his power and could no longer act as showman.
eclectic
ecliers toffy had eclectic varieties of chocolate.
efficacy
power to produce desired effect,
The efficacy of the drug relies upon the regular consumption of the dosage.
effrontery
shameless boldness, sheer nerve, presumptuousness.
When he was been scolded for being late, he had the effrontery to ask for letter for recommendation.
elicit
drawn out by discussion,the detective tried to elicit were he had hidden the loot.
engender
produce,cause
to receive praise for real accomplishment engenders the self-confidence in a child.
esoteric
hard to understand, known only to the chosen few.
Vedas are esoteric
exculpated
clear for blame,
She was exculpated when the real criminal accepted his crime.
facetious
amusing tone, banter
I don't want any facetious discussion about the projects viability.
fatuous
brainless, inane, foolish
Fatheads are fatuous
fawning
being obsequious, flattering
felicitous
apt,well chosen, suitably expressed.

Hari's speech was felicitous
flout
reject,mock, contempt for.
M.F.husain paintings engenderr flout from indian public
foment
stir up, instigate, rumors about betrayal foment the TPC of chengannur
gouge
overcharge.
The high demand of airplane ticket encouraged the ticket scalpers to gouge the passengers, by asking astronomical rates.
impede
hinder, block
The SP was condemned for impeding the resolvability of the case
implacable
cannot be pacified
Her hate towards marti made her the implacable enemy of marti.
inadvertently
unintentionally, oversight, carelessly
Chechi inadvertently missed a question in entrance.
inchoate
recently begun, rudimentary, elementary.
before world, earth was an inchoate mass.
inured
accustomed , hardened.

I became inured to defeats.
lassitude
lethargy, dormant
preamble
introductory statement
precarious
uncertain, risky
Share market is a precarious investment.
malingerer
one who feigns illness to escape duty
morose
sullen,dull, ill-humored, malancholy
occlude
shut,close
The hartal lead to occlusion of markets.
penchant
strong inclination, liking
I have great penchant towards foreign university
pervasive
spread throughout
probity
uprightness, incorruptibility
I stood by my probity, but it lead to total absurdness.
profound
deep, not superficial, complete.
qualified
limited, restricted
Unable to support him generously, judge only gave him qualified endorsement.
quiescent
at rest, dormant, temporal inactive

Below the Q-point the transistor is dormant.
recant
disavow, disclaim,retract a previous statement, openly confess , error.
recondite
abstruse,profound.
He read the recondite texts for preparing his thesis.
reproach
disapproval or disagreement
repudiate
I repudiated the debts of IEEE with contempt.
rescind
cancel,
I rescind the barc exam due to gre studies
secrete
to cache or hide away.
specious
seemingly reasonable but incorrect
stipulate
make express conditions, specify
chidanbaram stipulate the need of change of quiescent atitude of pak action against the Let
supposition
hypothesis
tacit
understood, not put in words.
torpor
lethagry