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abjure
renounce, recant
antebellum
Belonging to the period before a war, especially the American Civil War
bowdlerize
censure, deletion, removal of material
circumlocution
aviodance, beating around the bush
diffident
shy and timid
abrogate
To abolish, eliminate
auspicious
favorable debut, well-recieved introduction
chicanery
trickery, deception
circumnavigate
go completly around the world
enervate
lacking enthusiasm, or energy
abstemious
Eating and drinking in moderation.
belie
To picture falsely; misrepresent
chromosome
DNA strand
deciduous
Falling off or shed at a specific season or stage of growth
enfranchise
to bestow rights, grant freedom, citizenship etc
acumen
knowledge, having skill in something
bellicose
hostile speech or behavior, bragging, threatening
churlish
Of, like, or befitting a churl; boorish or vulgar
deleterious
harmful, dangerous
epiphany
A sudden awakening or revelation