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(n.) the highest point
acme
(n.) a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or something; (v.)to assign to, credit with; to regard as caused be or resulting from
attribute
(v.) to make something appear smaller than it is; to refer to in a way that suggests lack of importance or value
belittle
(v.) to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; to transfer ownership or title to
convey
(n.) a belief, principle, or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such belifs or principles
doctrine
(v.) to remove by cutting; (n.) an indirect tax on the manufacture sale, or distribution of a commodity ro service
excise
(adj.) foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual
exotic
(adj.) thin, pale, an dcareworn as a result of worry or suffering; wild-looking
haggard
(adj.) lively, easy and carefree in manner; smart or trim in appearance
jaunty
(n.) a joining together; the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time
juncture
(adj.) lowly, humble, lacking importance or dignity; (n.) a person who does the humble and unpleasnat tasks
menial
(v.) to ward off, fend off, deflect, evade, avoid; (n.) a defensive movement in fencing and other sports
parry
(adj.) preying on, plundering or piratical
predatory
(v.) to destroy, lay waste, ruin; (n.) ruinous damage, destruction
ravage
(n.) a way of holding the body; an attitude or position on an issue
stance
(adj.) showy and flashy but lacking in good taste
tawdry
(n.) aperson who switches to an opposing side or party
turncoat
(adj.) not putting on airs, unpretentious; modest
unassuming
(v.) to roll about in a lazy, clumsy, or jelpless way; to overindulge in; to have in abundance; (n.) a wet muddy, or dust area used by animals as a sor of bath; state of moral or physicla collapse
wallow
(v.) to move to and fro, become unsteady; to show lack of firmness or decision
waver