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cognizant
aware, knowledgeable, informed
deign
to condescend
contrite
plagued by a sense of guilt
abstruse
extremely difficult to understand
canard
a false rumor
decorous
well behaved, dignified
efficacy
the power to produce a desired result
cynosure
the center of attraction, attention, or interest
affront
an open or intentional insult
desiccated
thoroughly dried out
captious
excessively ready to find fault, given to petty criticism
machination
a crafty, scheming, or underhanded action designed to accomplish so end
preempt
to be presente in place of, displace
facade
the front or face of a building, a surface appearance
ethereal
light, airy, delicate
putative
generally regarded as such; hypothesized, inferred
opprobrium
disgrace arising from shameful conduct
simplistic
highly oversimplified, simpleminded
mesmerize
to hypnotize; fascinate
engender
to bring into existance ,produce
ghoulish
revolting in an unnatural or morbid way
incogruous
not in keeping; incompatable