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abstemious
(adj.) moderate
censurable
(adj.) deserving of blame or correction
contingent
(adj.) happening by chance
(n.) a representative group forming part of a larger body
corroborate
(v.) to confirm
denizen
(n.) an inhabitant, resident
discursive
(adj.) passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another
disseminate
(v.) to scatter or spread widely
dowdy
(adj.) poorly dressed, shabby
florid
(adj.) highly colored, reddish; excessively ornate, showy
foist
(v.) to impose by fraud
gauche
(adj.) awkward, lacking in social graces, tactless, clumsy
heresy
(n.) an opinion different from accepted belief
inculcate
(v.) to impress on the mind by repetition, teach persistently and earnestly
palpable
(adj.) capable of being touched or felt
perceptive
(adj.) having sympathetic insight or understanding, capable of keen appreciation
pernicious
(adj.) extremely harmful; deadly, fatal
salient
(adj.) leaping, jumping, or sprinking forth
(n.) a projection or bulge, a land form that preojects upward or outward
satiate
(v.) to satisfy completely; to fill to excess
(adj.) full, satisfied
sear
(v.) to make or become dry and withered
specious
(adj.) deceptive, apparently good or valid but lacking real merit