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the highest point
acme
a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or something; to assign to, credit with; to regard as caused by or resulting from
attribute
to make something appear smaller than it is; to refer to in a way that suggests lask of importance or value
belittle
to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; to transfer ownership or title to
convey
a belief, principle, or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles
doctrine
to remove by cutting; a indirect tax on the manufacture, sale, or distribution of a commodity or service
excise
foreign; sharmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual
exotic
thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffering; wild-looking
haggard
lively, easy, and carefree (in a manner); smart or trim (in appearance)
jaunty
a joining together; the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time
juncture
lowly, humble, lacking importance or dignity; a servant who does the humble and unpleasant tasks
menial
to ward off, evade, avoid; a defensive movement in fencing and other sports
parry
preying on, plundering, or piratical
predatory
to destroy, lay waste, ruin; ruinous damage, destruction
ravage
a way of holding the body; an attitude or position on an issue
stance
show and flashy but lacking in good taste
tawdry
a person who switches to an opposing side or party
turncoat
not putting on airs, modest
unassuming
to roll about in a lazy, clumsy, or helpless way; to overindulge in; to have in abundance; a wet, muddy, or dusty area used by animals as a sort of bath; a stat of moral or physical collapse
wallow
to move to and fro, become unsteady; to show lace of firmness or decision
waver