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allege
to assert without proof or confirmation
arrant
thoroughgoing, out-and-out
arrant
shameless, blatant
badinage
light and playful conversation
conciliate
to overcome the distrust of, win over
conciliate
to appease, pacify
conciliate
to reconcile, make consistent
countermand
to cancel or reverse one order or command with another that si contrary to the first
echelon
one of a series of grades in an organization or field of activity
echelon
an organized military unit
echelon
a steplike formation or arrangement
exacerbate
to make more violent, severe, bitter, or painful
fatuous
stupid or foolish in a self-satisfied way
irrefutable
impossible to disprove
irrefutable
beyond argument
juggernaut
a massive and inescapable force or object that crushes whatever is in its path
lackadaisical
lacking in spirit or interest, halfhearted
litany
a prayer consisting of short appeals to God recited by the leader alternating with responses from the congregation
litany
any repetitive chant
litany
a long list
macabre
grisly, gruesome
macabre
horrible, distressing
macabre
having death as a subject
paucity
an inadequate quantity, scarcity, dearth
portend
to indicate beforehand that something is about to happen
portend
to give advance warning of
raze
to tear down, destroy completely
raze
to cut or scrape off or out
recant
to withdraw a statement or belief to which one has previously been committed, renounce, or retract
saturate
to soak thoroughly, fill to capacity
saturate
to satisfy fully
saturnine
of a gloomy or surly disposition
saturnine
cold or sluggish in mood
slough
to cast off, discard
slough
to get rid of something objectionable or unnecessary
slough
to plod through as if through mud
slough
a mire
slough
a state of depression