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to make more certain; confirm
corroborate
a scene or state of wild uproar and confusion
bedlam
to give emphasis or prominence to; to accent
accentuate
capable of having the desired result of effect; effective
efficacious
to retard in movement or progress by means of hindrances or obstacles
impede
deserving blame
censuarable
to make repeated and insistent demands upon
dun
having or showing keenness of insight, understanding, or intuition
perceptive
mental or emotional stability of composure; calmness
equanimity
to delay
procrastinate
prominent or conspicious
salient
dirogatory statement
invective
to grow
accrue
passing aimlessly from one subject to another; ramble
discursive
inhabitant
denizen
to sparkle or twinkle
scintillating
characterized by or requiring a sitting posture
sedentary
making a hypocritical show of religious devotion, piety, or righteousness
sanctimonious
charming
winsome
put into your own words
paraphrase
distorted image
caricature
pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others
ostentatious
to captivate or charm
enthrall
shrewd or prudent in practical matters; diplomatic
politic
diversity of elements
motley
a loud sound
clangor
dealing with very profound, difficult, or subject matter
recondite
seemingly sound but not so
specious
greed or avarice
cupidity
perceivable, tangable
palpable
very generous
munificent
deadly
pernicious
to satisfy
satiated
a model or pattern of excellence
paragon
old fashioned
dowdy
over decorated, reddish
florid
suave; usually used to describe males
debonair
demanding a response, controversial
provacative
repetition
inculcate
before the flood
antediluvian
less serious
extenuate
accidental
fortuitous
dictatorial, overbearing
imperious
to force upon or impose unjustifiably
foist
adorn, decorate
garnish