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detriment
noun: Damage, harm, or loss
decisive
adj: Having the power to decide; conclusive.
benevolence
noun: An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts
efficacious
adj: Producing or capable of producing a desired effect
fallible
adj: Capable of making an error
charlatan
adj: To emit small bubbles of gas, as a carbonated or fermenting liquid.
capitulate
verb: To surrender under specified conditions
castigate
verb: To inflict severe punishment on
cacophony
noun: Jarring, discordant sound; dissonance
censor
noun: A person authorized to examine books, films, or other material and to remove or suppress what is considered morally, politically, or otherwise objectionable.
feint
noun: A feigned attack designed to draw defensive action away from an intended target.
felicity
noun: Great happiness; bliss.
abdicate
verb: To relinquish (power or responsibility) formally
dissension
noun: Difference of opinion; disagreement.
astute
adj: Having or showing shrewdness and discernment, especially with respect to one's own concerns
candid
adj: Free from prejudice; impartial
defamation
noun: The act of defaming; calumny.
ecstatic
adj: Marked by or expressing ecstasy.
fervent
adj: Having or showing great emotion or zeal; ardent
deplorable
adj: Worthy of severe condemnation or reproach
fallow
noun: Plowed but left unseeded during a growing season
efface
verb: To rub or wipe out; erase.
duplicity
noun: Deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.
banal
adj.: Drearily commonplace and often predictable; trite
fallacy
noun: A statement or an argument based on a false or invalid inference
egregious
adj: Conspicuously bad or offensive
capricious
adj: Characterized by or subject to whim; impulsive and unpredictable
candid
adj: Free from prejudice; impartial
callow
adj: Lacking adult maturity or experience
defamation
noun: The act of defaming; calumny.
ecstatic
adj: Marked by or expressing ecstasy.
fervent
adj: Having or showing great emotion or zeal; ardent
deplorable
adj: Worthy of severe condemnation or reproach
fallow
noun: Plowed but left unseeded during a growing season
efface
verb: To rub or wipe out; erase.
compensate
verb: To offset; counterbalance.
duplicity
noun: Deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.
banal
adj.: Drearily commonplace and often predictable; trite
fallacy
noun: A statement or an argument based on a false or invalid inference
egregious
adj: Conspicuously bad or offensive
capricious
adj: Characterized by or subject to whim; impulsive and unpredictable
callow
adj: Lacking adult maturity or experience
beneficent
adj: Characterized by or performing acts of kindness or charity
compensate
verb: To offset; counterbalance.
beneficent
adj: Characterized by or performing acts of kindness or charity