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abstemious
(adj.) moderate, sparing
s. temperate
a. immoderate
cansurable
(adj.) deservinf of balme
s. blameworthy
a. laudable
contingent
(adj.) likely but not certain to happen, possible (n.) a reprsentative group forming part of a larger body
s. dependent
a. certain
corroborate
(v.) to confirm, make more certain
a. refute
denizen
(n.) an inhabitant, resident
s. dweller
a. alien
discursive
(adj.) passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another, nomadic
s. wandering
a. short to the point
disseminate
(v.) to scatter or spread widely
s. disperse
a. bring together
dowdy
(adj.)poorly dressed, shabby
s. tacky
a. chic
florid
(adj.) highlly colored
s. flushed
a. pale
foist
(v.) to impose by fraud
s. pass off
gauche
(adj.) akward, tactless
s. uncouth
a. adroit
heresy
(n.) an opinion different from accepted belief
s. unorthodox belief
a. orthodoxy
inculcate
(V.) to impress on the mind by repetition
s. instill, implant
a. efface
palpable
(adj.) capable of being touched of felt, easily seen
s. plain, obvious
a. insubstantial
perceptive
(adj.) having sympathetic insight or understsanding, capable of keen appreciation
s. insightful
a. dense
pernicious
(adj.) extremely harmful; desadly, fatal
s. injurious
a. harmless
salient
(adj.) leaping, jumping
(n.) a projection or bulge
s. striking
a. recessive
satiate
(v.) to satisfy completely
(adj.) full
s. gratify
a. starve
sear
(v.) to make or become dry and whithered
specious
(adj.) dceptive, apparently good or valid but laking real merit
s. deceptively plausible
a. valid, sound