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abstemious
moderate, sparing, abstinence, self discipline
censurable
deserving of blame or conviction
contingent
likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent on certain events or conditions
corroborate
to confirm, make certain, verify
denizen
inhabitant, resident
discursive
passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another, wanderinig
disseminate
to scatter or spread widely
dowdy
poorly dressed, shabby; lacking smartness and good taste
florid
highly colored, reddish, flamboyant
foist
to impose by fraud; to pass off as worthy or genuine
gauche
awkward, lacking in social graces, clumsy
heresy
opinion different from the accepted belief
inculcate
to impress on the mind by repetition, teach persistantly and earnestly
palpable
capable of being touched or felt; easily seen, heard, or recognized, tangible, obvious
perceptive
having sympathetic insight or understanding, capable of keen appreciation, observant
pernicious
extremely harmful, deadly, fatal
salient
leaping, jumping, standing out; projection or bold
satiate
to satisfy competely; fill to excess; satisfied
sear
make or become dry and withered; char or scorch the surface of, singe
specious
deceptive, apparantly good or valid but lacking in real merit; deceptively plausible