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acme
highest point, pinnacle
attribute
quality or characteristic
belittle
make something appear smaller than it is
convey
to transport, transmit
doctrine
belief, principle
excise
remove by cutting; an indirect tax on a commodity
exotic
foreign, strange
haggard
thin, pale, and worn-looking
jaunty
lighthearted, lively
juncture
a union, joint; important point in time
menial
lowly, lacking importance
parry
to ward off, evade
predatory
preying on
ravage
destroy, ruin
stance
posture, bearing
tawdry
showy and flashy
turncoat
traitor
unassuming
modest
wallow
to roll about lazily
waver
move to and fro; falter