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absolve
to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt
caricature
a representation in which the subject's characteristic features are deliberately exaggerated.
clangor
a loud ringing sound
contiguous
side by side, touching, near
cupidity
an eager desire for something; greed
deleterious
harmful, injurious
enhance
to raise to a higher degree, to increase the value of
enthrall
to captivate, charm
extenuate
to lessen the seriousness or magnitude of an offense by making partial excuses
implicit
implied or understood though unexpressed
incisive
sharp, keen, penetrating
ostentatious
marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy
paragon
a model of excellence or perfection
paraphrase
to restate in other words
politic
prudent, shrewdly conceived and developed; artful
prosaic
dull, lacking in originality
redundant
extra, excess, wordy
sanctimonious
making a show of virtue or righteousness; hypocritically moralistic or pious, self-righteous
scintillating
sparkling, twinkling, stimulating
winsome
charming, attractive, pleasing (childlike charm and innocence)