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corrobate
to confirm
decorous
in good taste
ostentatiousq
excessive; showing off
plumb
to measure the depth of somethign
antipathy
dislike
palliate
to hide the importanc eof something with excuses
surrepttious
sneaky; secret
imperviousq
not allowing anything to pass
impentrable
piquant
pungent
deleterious
harmful
fecund
fertile
hermetic
airtight; imeprvious to exteernal influence
ingenuous
naive; simple
petualent
rude cranky
truculent
savagely brutal
aggressively hostile
rampart
fortification
bulwark or defence
temerity
boldness; recklessness
abstemious
sparring or moderate
alacrity
cheerful readiness
doggerel
comic; loose verse
turpitude
depravity
axiom
a selfevident truth
circumlocaztion
an idnirect statement
impugn
to attack
capricious
unpredictable
likely to change at any moment
assidious
hardowrking; diligent
impudent
bold; impertinent
baleful
menacing
effluvium
a disagreeable or nxious vapor
exigent
urgent
ineluctable
inescapable
ossify
to convert into bone
probity
integrity
recondite
hard to understand;
over ones head
vacuous
lacking ideas or intelligence
coda
a passage concluding a composition
abstruse
hard to understand or grasp
gainsay
to deny; to speak out or agaisnt
propinquity
nearness
ribaldq
vulgar or indecent speech or langaueg
sinuous
having many curves
veracity
truthfulness
panegyric
lofty praise
welter
a confused mess
copmmotion or turmoil
discommfit
to confuse, deject; deceive
accrete
to increase by growth or addition
contumacious
stubbornly rebellious or disobedient
fulsome
disgusting or repulsive
hone
to sharpen
motility
spontaneous movement
saturnine
a sluggish gloomy temperament
deleterous
harmful
turpid
depravity
idiosyncrtic
eccentric
acuity
sharp
unctuous
insincere
perquisite
a perk that goes with a job
vitiate
make impure
pollute
redolent
fragrnt
sagacity
shrewdness
wisdom
propitious
marked by favorable signs or conditions
precipate
unwisely rash
hasty
reprove
criticize mildly
apotheosis
perfect example of soemthingq
felicitous
skillfullness at expresisng things
happiness