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an inhabitant, resident; one who frequesnts a place
denizen
likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent on uncertain events or condititons
contingent
to impose by fraud; to pass off as worthy or genuine; to bring in by stealth, dishonesty, or coercion
foist
to confirm, make more certain
corroborate
moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); characterized by abstinence and self discipline
abstemious
to scatter widely
disseminate
highly colored, reddish; excessively ornate, overdecorated, showy
florid
deserving of blame or correction
censurable
passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another, rambling, roving, nomadic
discursive
poorloy dressed, shabby; lacking smartness and good taste
dowdy
to emphasize, place stress on
accentuate
deceptive, apparently good or valid but lacking real merit
specious
having sympathetic insight or understanding capable of keen appreciation
perceptive
capable of being touched or felt; easily seen, heard, or recongnized
palpable
to make or become dry and withered; to char or scorch the surface of; harden or make unfeeling
sear
to satisfy completely; to fill to excess; full, satisfied
satiate
awkward, lacking in social graces, tactless clumsy
gauche
to impress on the mind by repetition, teach persistently and earnestly
inculcated
an opinion different from accepted belief; the denial of an idea that is generally held sacred
heresy
extremely harmful; deadly, fatal
pernicious
to shrink back in fear, lose heart in a difficult or dangerous situation
quail
leaping, dumping, or springing forth; prominent, standing out, conspicuous; a projection or bulge, a land from that projects upward or outward
salient