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abut
to border, or have a common, touching boundary
aver
to state, assert, affirm in a positive way; to declare as true
cant
hypocritcal talk, especially trite religious sayings
coup
a successful, sudden act or strokoe; an upset or overturning
crux
the major, vital point; an unresolved problem or question
dole
a ration or allotment portioned out in regular amounts
dupe
someone easily fooled, deceived, cheated
fiat
a decree or similar arbitrary command; an authoritative sanction
flay
to pull off the skin in strips; to strip of possessions or to fleece
gibe
a taunt or scornful comment
mire
marshe or bog; wet, soggy slush or mud
rank
healthy, even excessive growth OR disgustingly crude, gross, foul
sect
a group unified by beliefs, a relgious denomination
sham
fake, imposture; hypocrisy; an imitation or simulation of the real thing
wary
characterized by wisdom and awareness of possible danger; prudently keen, alert
whit
the tiniest particle or bit imaginable
wile
trick or clever stratagem for deceitful purposes, or a charmingly playful trick
animus
disposition, nature; sometimes ill-will, malevolence
animal
living being that is not a human being or plant; mammal
animated
lively, vivacious, endowed with life
equinamity
evenness of disposition; a calm temperament, composure, self-possession
anima
spirit, soul, mind, or nature
cred
to believe or trust
credible
believable, trustworthy
credit
bank balance, time allotted for payment
credential
testimonial, certificate, diploma
credo
set of beliefs
credence
acceptance as true or real
sequ and secut
follow
sequence
a series, its order in space and time
consecutive
succeeding in regular order
persecute
to pursue persistently, often with bad intent
execute
to carry out; to inflict captial punishment
sequel
one development that follows another
ver
truth
verify
to confirm or establish accuracy, truth, or reality
verdict
judgment after a trial, opinion
racity
truthfulness
veracity
truthfullness
veracious
truthful, honest
verisimultude
the appearance of truth or geniuneness