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abjure, abjuration, abjurer
To recant solemly; renouce or repudiate, to renouce under oath, forswear
abrogate abrogation
to abolish or do away with, or annul, especially by authority
abstemious abstemiously abstemisouness
easting and drinking in moderation, charactized by abstinence or moderation
auspicious
attended by favorable circumstances, propitious, marked by sucess, prosperous
belie, belier
to give a false representation to; to misrepresent, to show to be false, contradict
churlish
1. of,like or befitting a churl, boorish or vulgar, 2. having a bad disposition; rude
circumlocution circumlocutory
the use of wordy and indirect language, evasive in speech or writing, a roundabout expression
deciduous
not lasting or ephemeral, shedding or losing foliage at the end of the growing season
deleterious
having a harmful effect, injurious
diffident
lacking or marked by a lack of self-cofidence, shy and timid
enervate envervation
to weaken or destroy the strength or vitatlity of
facetious
playfully jocular; humorous
fatuous
foolish or silly, especially in a smug or self-satisfied way
feckless
lacking purpose or vitality, careless and irresponsible
hegemony, hegemonic
the predominant influence of a state, region, or group over others
homogenous
uniform in structure or compostion, of the same or similar nature
hubris hubristic, hubristically
overbearing pride or presumption
incontrovertable
impossible to dispute, unquestionable
inculcate
to impress (something) upon the mind of another by frequent instruction or repetition, instill, to teach (others) by frequent instction , to indoctrinate
jejune jujunely jujneness
not interesting, dull, 2 lacking maturity, childish, lacking nutrition