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confute
to argue or point out error
syn. refute, disapprove
meritorious
deserving of an award or honor
syn. commendable;laudable
mezzanine
the lowest balcony in a theater; a partial story between stories in a building
tribulation
an affliction, trouble, or difficult expierience
syn: ordeal
recumbent
resting or lying down
syn: reclining
dynasty
a succession of rulers from the same family or group
purport
to claim; to have or to give the false impression of being
forte
an area of expierience or strength
syn:specialty; talent
Kleptomania
a continual urge to steal regardless of economic motive
reown
state of being well known and honored; fame
syn: notoriety;propularity
ineffable
too sacred or great to be described
syn: inexpressible
fortitude
strength in adversity
syn: determination
botch
to ruin through clumsiness; to bungle
perennial
lasting indefinitely
syn: enduring
brinkmanship
pushing dangerous situations to the edge of disaster rather than conceding