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n. the highest point
acme
N. a quality or characteristic beloning to or associated with someone or something
v. to assign to, credit with; to regard as caused by 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 transsport; 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 beliefs or principles
doctrine
v. to remove by cutting;

n. an indirect tax on the manufacture, sale, or distribution of a commodity or service
excise
adj. foreign; charmingly unfamaliar or strikingly unusual
exotic
adj. thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffering; wild-looking
haggard
adj. lively, easy, and carefree in manner; smart or trim in apperance
jaunty
n. a joining together; the point at which 2 things are joined; any important point in time
juncture
adj. lowly, humble,lacking importance or dignity;
n. a person who does the humble and unpleasant tasks
menial
v. to ward off, fend off, deflect, evade, avoid;
n. a defensive movement in fencing and other sprts
parry
adj. preyong on, plundering, or piratical
predatory
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. a person who switches to an opposing side or side or party
turncoat
adj. not putting on airs, unpretentious; modest
unassuming
v. to roll about in a lazy, clumsy, or helpless way; to overindulge in; to have in abundance;
n. a wet muddy, or dustyarea used by animalxs as a sort of bath; a state of moral or physical collapse
wallow
v. to move to and fro, become unsteady; to show lack of firmness or decision
waver