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rescind
to invalidate; to repeal; to retract
reverent
marked by, feeling, or expressing a feeling of profound awe and respect (noun: reverence)
rhetoric
the art or study of effective use of language for communication and persuasion
salubrious
promotin health or well-being
solvent
able to meet financial obligations; able to dissolve another substance
specious
seeimg true, but actually being fallacious; misleadingly attractive; plausible but false
spurious
lacking authenticity or validity; false; counterfeit
subpoena
a court order requiring appearance and/or testimony
succient
brief; concise
superfluous
exceeding what is sufficient or necessary
surfeit
an overabundent supply; excess; to feed or supply to excess
tenacity
the quality of adherence or persistence to something valued; persistent determination (adj: tenacious)
tenuous
having little substance or strength; flimsy; weak
tirade
a long and extremely critical speech; a harsh denunciation
transient
fleeting; passing quickly; brief
zealous
fervent; ardent; impassioned, devotion to a cause (zealot)