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A VERY HANDSOME MAN
ADONIS
BOOK OF MAPS
ATLAS
A GUIDEBOOK OR HANDBOOK
BAEDEKER
TO CLEAR OF PASSAGES OR WORDS THOUGHT TO BE OBJECTIONABLE.
SYN:EXPURGATE
BOWDLERIZE
TO JOIN WITH OTHERS TO REFUSE
BOYCOTT
A FANATICAL PATRIOT.
SYN:JINGO
CHAUVINIST
A GUIDE WHO EXPLAINS TO TOURISTS THE HISTORY OR FEATURES OF A PLACE
CICERONE
INVOLVING IMMINENT DISASTER [INEVITABLE]
DAMOCLEAN
SOUNDS LIKE DAMAGE
ENORMOUS, GIGANTIC
GARGANTUAN
CRAFTY, CUNNING, DECEITFUL
MACHIAVELLIAN
SOUNDS LIKE VILLAIN
HUMOROUS MISUSE OF WORDS [SOUNDING ALIKE] BY A PERSON UNAWARE OF THE ERROR
MALAPROPISM
WISE AND TRUSTED ADVISOR OR TEACHER
MENTOR
TO HYPNOTIZE, SPELLBIND, ENTHRALL
MESMERIZE
LONG, WANDERING JOURNEY
ODYSSEY
BITTER, DENUNCIATORY SPEECH
PHILIPPIC
FLIP OUT
IMPRACTICALL IDEALISTIC
[SYNONYM]:VISIONARY
QUIXOTIC
DON QUIXOTE
TRAITOR, COLLABORATOR
QUISLING
DERIVING PLEASURE FROM INFLICTING PAIN ON OTHERS
SADISTIC
SAD; SAW; SATAN; STICK
AN ANNOUNCER
STENTORIAN
MAGIC POWER;
FORM OF CHEMISTRY PRACTICED IN THE MIDDLE AGES
ALCHEMY
CHEM
A GIFT OF MONEY
SYN:TIP, GRATUITY
BAKSHEESH
CASH WITH A K
INCLINED TO FIGHT OR QUARREL
SYNONYM: WARLIKE, PUGNACIOUS
BELLICOSE
INCLINED TO FIGHT OR QUARREL
SYN:WARLIKE,PUGNACIOUS
BELLLICOSE
BELL-WAR
TO FAULT UNREASONABLY, COMPLAIN IN A PETTY WAR
CARP
CRAP.
HARP [ON SOMETHING]
A LIGHT MEAL
COLLATION
[ATE]
TO PICK OUT, SELECT
CULL
CULL-ECT
TO OBJECT
DEMUR
DE-AWAY FROM
CONDITION OF NO LONGER BEING USED
DESUETUDE
DISUSE
TO AMUSE, ENTERTAIN, GIVE PLEASURE TO
DIVERT
MAKE REPEATED, INSISTENT DEMANDS FOR PAYMENT
DUN
DUN DUN DUN DUN
GET IT DONE.
RELYING SOLELY ON OBSERVATION OR EXPERIENCE
EMPIRICAL
TO BE DELIBERATELY AMBIGUOUS, USING MISLEADING TERMS SO AS NOT TO COMMIT ONESELF
EQUIVOCATE
EQUAL
BASED ON A HYPOTHESIS OR SUPPOSITION
SYN:CONJECTURAL
HYPOTHETICAL
APPROVAL
SYN:AUTHORIZATION, SANCTION
IMPRIMATUR
INNOCENT AND SIMPLE, NAIVE
SYN:ARTLESS
INGENUOUS
GENUINE
LYING, DECEITFUL, UNTRUE
MENDACIOUS
MEN
FORMAL SPEECH OR WRITING IN HIGH PRAISE OF A PERSON ORE THING
SYN:TRIBUTE, EULOGY
PANEGYRIC
DRESS ONESELF CAREFULLY
SYN:PRIMP
PRIMP
PROM QUEEN
LACKING IN COURAGE, COWARDLY
SYN:TIMID
PUSILLANIMOUS
MOUSE
WET, BOGGY GROUND; DIFFICULT SITUATION
QUAGMIRE
FEEL REMORSE FOR, WISH UNDONE
RUE
RUIN
UNCOMMUNICATIVE, SILENT. DISINCLINED TO TALK
TACITURN
DRASTIC OR SEVERE
DRACONIAN
DRACO MALFOY
"BEFORE THE GREAT FLOOD"
[A LONG TIME AGO]
ANTEDILUVIAN
EXCESSIVELY OPTIMISTIC
POLLYANA