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corroborate
to confirm, make more certain
foist
to impose by fraud; to pass off as worthy or genuine; to bring in by stealth, dishonesty, or coercion
contingent
likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependant on uncertain events or conditions; happening by chance
denizen
inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place
dowdy
poorly dressed, shabby; lacking smartness and good taste
discursive
passing amelessly from one place to another, rambling, roving, nomadic
censurable
deserving of blame or correction
florid
highly colored, reddish; excessively ornate, overdecorated, showy
disseminate
to scatter widely
absetmious
moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); characterized by abstinence and self-discipline
pernicious
extremely harmful; deadly, fatal
inculcate
to impress on the minf by repition, teach persistently and earnestly
gauche
awkward, lacking in social graces, tactless, clumsy
satiate
to satisfy completely; to fill to excess
ful, satisfied
sear
to make or become dry and withered; to char or scorch the surface of; to harden or make unfeeling
palpable
capable of being touched or felt; easily seen, heard, or recognized
perceptive
having sympethitic insight or understanding, capable of keen appereciation
specious
decpetive, apparently good or valid but lacking real merit
heresy
an opinion that is different from accepted belief; the denial of an idea that is generally held sacred
accentuate
to emphasize, place stress on
salient
leaping, jumping, or springing forth; prominent, standing out, conspicious
a projection or bulge, a land that projects outward or upward
quail
to shrink back in fear, lose heart in a difficult or dangerous sistuation