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Abjure
Verb

To give up a previously held belief, especially formally or solemnly
Abrogate
Verb

Do away with something
Acumen
Noun

Sharpness of mind
(political acumen)
Belie
Verb

Give a false impression
Fiduciary
Adjective

Relating to or based on a trust
Chicanery
Noun

Cheating or deception
Churlish
Adjective

Characteristic of somebody with bad manners
Gauche
Adjective

Socially awkward
Circumlocution
Noun

Indirect way of saying something
Enfranchise
Verb

Give somebody the right to vote
Hubris
Noun

Excessive pride
Expurgate
Verb

Edit by removing offensive parts
Facetious
Adjective

Supposed to be funny, but often silly or inappropriate
Kowtow
Verb

To behave in an extremely submissive way in order to please somebody in a position of authority
Lexicon
Noun

Dictionary
Loquacious
Adjective

Tending to talk a great deal
Lugubrious
Adjective

Extremely mournful, sad, or gloomy
Nihilism
Noun

Total rejection of established social conventions or beliefs
Nomenclature
Noun

A system of names assigned to objects or items in a particular science or art
Nonsectarian
Adjective

Not affiliated with or limited to a specific religious domination