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waver
(v.) to mave to and fro, become unsteady; to show lack of frimness or decision
acme
(n.) the highest point
parry
(v.) to ward off,evade,avoid;
(n.) a defensive movement in fencing and other sports
attribute
(n.) a quality or characteristic belong to ir associated with somone or something;(v.) to assign to, credit with; to regard as cause by or resulting from
tawdry
(adj.) showy and flashly but lacking in good taste
belittle
(v.) to make something appear smaller than it is ; to refer to in a way that suggests lack if importance or value
jaunty
(adj.) lively, easy, and carefree (in manner); smart or trim (in appearance)
convey
(v.) to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; to transfer ownership or title to
turncoat
(n.) a person who switches to an opposing side or party
juncture
(n.) a joining together; the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time
stance
(n.) a way of holding the body; and attitude or position on an issue
unassuming
(adj.) not putting on airs, modest
wallow
(v.) to roll about in a lazy, clumsy, or helpless way; to overindulge in; to have in abundance;
(n.) a wet, muddy, or dusty area used by animals as a sort of bath; a state of moral or physical collapae
menial
(adj.) loely, humble,lacking or dignity;
(n.) a servant who does the humble and unpleasant tasks
ravage
(v.) to detroy, lay waste, ruin;
(n.) ruinous damage, destruction
haggard
(adj.) thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffering; wild-looking
predatory
(adj.) preying on, plundering, or piratical
exotic
(adj.) foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or stikingly inusual
excise
(v.) to remove by cutting (n.) an indirect tax on the manufacture, sale, or distribution of a commodity or service
doctrine
(n.) a belief, principle, or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles