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abstemious
adj. moderate, sparing, characterized by abstinence/self discipline
censurable
adj. deserving blame/correction
contingent
adj. likely but not certain to happen, possible
n. representative group of larger body
corroborate
v. to confirm, verify
denizen
n. inhabitant, resident
discursive
adj. passing aimlessly from one place ot another, nomadic
disseminate
v. scatter/spread widely
dowdy
adj. poorly dressed, shabby
florid
adj. highly colored, reddish, ornate, showy
foist
v. impose by fraud, bring about by stealth, dishonesty
gauche
adj. awkward, lacking social graces
heresy
n. opinion different from accepted belief
inculcate
v. impress on mind by repition
palpable
adj. capable of being touched/felt, easily seen, heard, recognized
perceptive
adj. having sympathetic insight or understanding
pernicious
adj. extremely harmful, deadly, fatal
salient
adj. leaping jumping, prominant, standing out
n. projection or bulge, land that projects upward/out
satiate
v. statisfy completely, fill to excess
adj. full, satisfied
sear
v. make or become dry/withered, char, singe
specious
adj. deceptive, good or valid but laking real merit