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allege
to assert without proof or confirmation
arrant
thoroughgoing, out and out; shameless, blatant
badinage
light and playful conversation
conciliate
to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacify; to reconcile, make consistent
countermadn
to cancel or reverse one order or command with another that is contrary to the first
echelon
one of a series of grades in an organization or field of activity; an organized military unit; a steplike formation or arrangement
exacerbate
to make more violent, sever, bitter, or painful
fatuous
stupid or follish in a self-satisfied way
irrefutable
impossible to desprove; beyond argument
juggernaut
a massive and inescapable force or object that crushes whatever is in its path
lackadaisical
lacking spirit or interest, halfherted
litany
a prayer consisting of short appeals to god recited by the leader alternating with responses form teh congregation; any repetitive chant;a long list
macabre
grisly, gruesome; horrible, distressing; having detah as a subject
paucity
an inadequate quantity, scarcity, dearth
portend
to indicate beforehand that something is aobut to happend; to give advance warning of